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Digital Economy Act 2017

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(1)The following come into force on the day on which this Act is passed—

(a)section 88;

(b)section 112;

(c)sections 115 and 116;

(d)sections 117, 119 and 120;

(e)this section.

(2)The following come into force at the end of the period of two months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed—

(a)section 1;

(b)section 2;

(c)section 3;

(d)section 7;

(e)sections 9 to 13;

(f)sections 82 to 86;

(g)section 90;

(h)sections 91 and 96;

(i)section 97;

(j)section 103;

(k)section 107;

(l)section 113 and Schedule 9.

(3)Section 89 comes into force on 1 June 2020.

(4)Part 5, except—

(a)Chapter 1, so far as that Chapter relates to the disclosure of information to or by a water or sewerage undertaker for an area which is wholly or mainly in Wales,

(b)Chapter 2, and

(c)Chapters 5 and 6, so far as those Chapters relate to the disclosure of information by the Welsh Revenue Authority,

comes into force on whatever day the Secretary of State or the Minister for the Cabinet Office appoints by regulations made by statutory instrument.

(5)The provisions mentioned in subsection (4)(a) and (c) come into force on whatever day the Welsh Ministers appoint by regulations made by statutory instrument.

(6)The other provisions of this Act come into force on whatever day the Secretary of State appoints by regulations made by statutory instrument.

(7)Different days may be appointed for different purposes or different areas.

(8)The appropriate authority may by regulations made by statutory instrument make transitional, transitory or saving provision in connection with the coming into force of any provision of this Act.

(9)Subsection (8) does not apply to section 4 or Schedule 1 (for which see section 5).

(10)The appropriate authority, subject to subsection (11), is the Secretary of State.

(11)The appropriate authority in relation to Part 5 is—

(a)the Secretary of State, in relation to Chapter 2;

(b)the Welsh Ministers, in relation to—

(i)Chapter 1 so far as relating to the disclosure of information to or by a water or sewerage undertaker for an area which is wholly or mainly in Wales, and

(ii)Chapters 5 and 6 so far as relating to the disclosure of information by the Welsh Revenue Authority;

(c)otherwise, the Secretary of State or the Minister for the Cabinet Office.

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