(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order brings into force the provisions of the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 (c.4) listed in Article 2. The effect is to bring into force the whole of Part 3 of the Act and the relevant Schedules, which make provision for the Supreme Court. The only exceptions are sections 45 and 46, which have already been commenced. Section 138, Schedule 16 and Part 6 of Schedule 18, which make provision for the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, are also commenced.