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2.—(1) Apart from the provisions mentioned in paragraph (2), the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 shall, to the extent that it is not already in force, come into force on 6th April 2008.
(2) Those provisions are—
(a)section 2(1)(d) (duty owed to a person in custody etc. to be a relevant duty of care);
(b)section 10 (power to order conviction etc. to be publicised).
(3) In relation to anything done or omitted before section 2(1)(d) comes into force—
(a)section 20 (abolition of the common law offence of manslaughter by gross negligence in its application to corporations and other organisations) does not apply to an offence committed by the breach of any such duty as is referred to in section 2(1)(d);
(b)section 2 has effect with the omission of—
(i)subsection (2), and
(ii)the definitions in subsection (7) of expressions used in subsection (2),
except that those provisions have effect for the purposes of paragraph (a) above.
(c)sections 3(2), 5(3) and 7(1) have effect as if “section 2(1)(a) or (b)” were substituted for “section 2(1)(a), (b) or (d)”.
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