2.—(1) 31st January 2005 is the day appointed for the coming into force of the following provisions of the Act—
(a)section 1(2) (Health Protection Agency) in so far as it relates to the making of regulations pursuant to the provisions of paragraphs 1(6) and (7) and 3(1) and (2) (membership of the Agency), 8(1), (2) and (4) (terms of appointment), 10(1) and (2) (disqualification for appointment), 29 (regulations) and 30 (devolved authorities) of Schedule 1 to the Act;
(b)section 2(2)(a) and (3) (health functions) for the purposes of making regulations giving directions (after consultation with the National Assembly for Wales);
(c)section 3(2), (3) and (6) (radiation protection functions) and section 6 (appropriate authority) for the purposes of enabling the appropriate authority to give directions;
(d)section 8 (1) to (4) and (12) and Schedule 2 to the Act (transfer of property and staff, etc.); and
(e)section 9 (directions).
(2) 1st April 2005 is the day appointed for the coming into force of all provisions of the Act, in so far as they are not already in force, except paragraph 1 of Schedule 3 to the Act (Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (c. 13)).