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The Criminal Justice Act 1991 (Commencement No. 1) Order 1991

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2.—(1) The provisions of the Criminal Justice Act 1991 (“the 1991 Act”) referred to in column (1) of Schedule 1 to this Order (which relate to the matters described in column (2) of that Schedule) shall come into force on 14th October 1991.

(2) Subject to paragraph (3) below, the provisions of the 1991 Act referred to in column (1) of Schedule 2 to this Order (which relate to the matters described in column (2) of that Schedule) shall come into force on 25th October 1991.

(3) Notwithstanding paragraph (2) above, section 26(3) of the 1991 Act shall not come into force in so far as it would, apart from this paragraph, have effect with respect to the penalty provided by section 10(2)(b) of the Badgers Act 1973(1) for an offence under section 9(3) of that Act (contravention of or failure to comply with terms of licence).

(4) Subject to paragraph (5) below, the provisions of the 1991 Act referred to in column (1) of Schedule 3 to this Order (which relate to the matters described in column (2) of that Schedule) shall come into force on 31st October 1991.

(5) Until such time as section 75 of the 1991 Act (which provides for the combining in one probation area of all of the petty sessions divisions of the inner London area) may be in force, the references in paragraph 3(5)(2) of Schedule 3 to the Powers of Criminal Courts Act 1973(3) to the inner London probation area shall be treated as if they were references to the inner London area.

(1)

1973 c. 57; section 9 is amended by section 4 of the Badgers Act 1991 (c. 36).

(2)

As substituted by section 94(2)(c) of the 1991 Act.

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