2.—(1) Subject to paragraphs (2) and (3) below, the provisions of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (“the 1994 Act”) referred to in the left–hand column of Schedule 1 to this Order (which relate to the matters described in the right–hand column of that Schedule) shall come into force on 3rd February 1995.

(2) Schedule 2 (transitional provisions) shall have effect in relation to the coming into force of the provisions of the 1994 Act specified therein.

(3) The coming into force on 3rd February 1995 of section 134(3) of the 1994 Act shall have effect only for the purpose of the making of rules under section 18(3A) of the Prisons (Scotland) Act 1989(1), and the said section 134(3) shall otherwise come into force on 1st June 1995.