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  • specified provision(s) transitional sand savings provisions for commencing S.I. 2017/1179 by S.I. 2018/278 reg. 2 Sch.

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

(a)section 69(2) to (8);

(b)section 70 and Schedule 7;

(c)this section;

(d)section 72.

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

(a)sections 1 and 2;

(b)sections 14 and 15;

(c)section 16, and sections 9 and 10 so far as relating to a provision of a Bill that would change the name of the Assembly or confer power to do so;

(d)sections 17 and 18;

(e)section 43, and sections 39(4) and (6) and 42(4) for the purposes of section 43;

(f)section 48(2);

(g)sections 50 and 51.

(3)Section 3 and Schedules 1 and 2 come into force on the day appointed by the Secretary of State by regulations under this subsection (““the principal appointed day””).

Before making regulations under this subsection the Secretary of State must consult the Welsh Ministers and the Presiding Officer of the National Assembly for Wales.

(4)The other provisions of this Act come into force on whatever day or days the Secretary of State appoints by regulations.

Regulations under subsection (3) may appoint the principal appointed day for any of those provisions.

(5)The power to make regulations under this section is exercisable by statutory instrument.

(6)The principal appointed day, or a day appointed under subsection (4), must be after the end of the period of four months beginning with the day on which the regulations appointing that day are made.

(7)Regulations under this section (other than regulations bringing into force section 3 and Schedules 1 and 2) may appoint different days for different purposes.

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