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1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Commencement No.15, Consequential Amendments and Transitional and Savings Provisions) Order 2010, and—
(a)this article and articles 2 to 4, 6, 11, 13 and 14 come into force on 1st April 2010;
(b)article 5 comes into force on 1st August 2010;
(c)articles 7 to 10, together with Schedules 1 and 2, come into force on 6th April 2010; and
(d)article 12 comes into force on 19th April 2010.
(2) This article and Part 3 extend to England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland (but, by virtue of section 169(6) of the 2008 Act, the repeals commenced by virtue of article 4(1)(b) and (2)(c) have the same extent as the provisions repealed).
(3) Parts 1, 5 and 6 extend to England and Wales, but Part 5 applies in relation to England only.
(4) As regards article 3—
(a)paragraph (a) extends to England and Wales and Scotland only; and
(b)paragraphs (b) to (d) extend to England and Wales only.
(5) As regards Part 4—
(a)subject to paragraph (6), articles 6 and 7 extend to England and Wales but apply in relation to England only;
(b)paragraphs 1 and 2 of Schedule 1, together with article 8 in so far as it relates to those paragraphs, extend to England and Wales but apply in relation to England only;
(c)paragraph 3 of Schedule 1, together with article 8 in so far as it relates to that paragraph, extend to England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, but apply in relation to England, Scotland and Northern Ireland only; and
(d)article 9, together with Schedule 2, extend to England and Wales but apply in relation to England only.
(6) The extent of any amendment or repeal commenced by article 6 is the same as the extent of the enactment amended or repealed, but does not apply in relation to Wales.
(7) In this Order—
(a)“the 1984 Act” means the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984(1); and
(b)“the 2008 Act” means the Health and Social Care Act 2008.
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