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(1)The following provisions come into force on the day after the day on which this Act receives Royal Assent—

(a)section 50;

(b)section 51;

(c)paragraph 17(4) of Schedule 4 (and section 49 in so far as it relates to that paragraph);

(d)section 61;

(e)Part 5;

(f)Part 7 (including Schedule 1), subject to subsection (2);

(g)section 159, other than—

(i)subsection (4)(b) and (c);

(ii)in table 2 in subsection (5), the entry relating to the Auditor General for Wales' functions under Chapter 1 of Part 6;

(iii)in that table, in the entry relating to the Welsh Ministers' functions under this Act, the words from “, Chapter 1” to “areas)”;

(h)section 160;

(i)section 166(2)(b)(iii) and (c) and (3)(b);

(j)this Part;

(k)paragraph 2(2) of Schedule 2;

(l)paragraph 16(3) of Schedule 2.

(2)Subsection (1)(f) does not apply to the following provisions in Part 7 (which come into force in accordance with subsection (6) or (7) of this section)—

(a)Chapter 2;

(b)each occurrence in the Part, other than in section 147(3), of the following terms—

(i)“or restructuring regulations”, “and restructuring regulations”, “or particular restructuring regulations” and “, restructuring regulations”;

(ii)“or restructuring councils”, “or restructuring council”, “or the restructuring councils” and “and restructuring councils”;

(c)in section 138—

(i)subsection (1)(b);

(ii)subsection (3);

(d)in section 139—

(i)subsection (2);

(ii)in subsection (3), the words “or (2)”;

(e)in section 140—

(i)in subsection (1)(a), the words “to another principal council (“council B”) or”;

(ii)subsection (2);

(f)in section 141—

(i)in subsection (1)(a), the words “to another principal council (“council B”) or”;

(ii)in subsection (2)(a), the words “(including council B)”;

(iii)in subsection (2)(c), the words “if a new principal area containing all or part of council A's area is to be constituted,”;

(iv)subsection (3);

(g)section 145(7)(b);

(h)section 148;

(i)in section 149—

(i)the definitions of “abolition request”, “council under consideration” and “restructuring council”;

(ii)in each of the definitions of “shadow council” and “transfer date”, paragraph (b);

(j)section 150(1)(a) and (b)(ii), (iv) and (v) and (2)(b) and (c);

(k)in Schedule 1—

(i)each reference to “11 or”;

(ii)in paragraph 1(3), the words “11(3) or”;

(iii)paragraphs 2(2), 6(2)(a) and 12(1)(a), (2) and (4)(a);

(iv)paragraph 2(4) and (5);

(l)in Schedule 11—

(i)Part 2;

(ii)in paragraph 7(3)(a), the words “or by virtue of paragraph 4”;

(iii)paragraph 7(3)(c);

(m)in Schedule 12—

(i)in paragraph 1(1), the words “or after giving notice as described in section 129(6)”;

(ii)in paragraph 7(6), in the definition of “the relevant date”, paragraph (b).

(3)The following provisions come into force at the end of the period of two months beginning with the day on which this Act receives Royal Assent—

(a)section 1;

(b)section 2(1) and (3) (subject to section 3);

(c)sections 3 and 4;

(d)sections 13 to 17;

(e)section 22 (subject to section 3);

(f)section 23 and Schedule 2—

(i)other than paragraphs 1(3) to (5), 1(7), 1(9), 2(2), 2(9) and (10), 2(18)(b), 5, 13, 16(2) and 16(3), and

(ii)subject to section 3 in respect of paragraphs 2(12), 8(3)(b), 15 and 19;

(g)section 38;

(h)section 53;

(i)section 55;

(j)section 60;

(k)section 94;

(l)section 152;

(m)section 154;

(n)section 155;

(o)section 156;

(p)section 158;

(q)section 165 and Schedule 14;

(r)section 166, other than subsections (2)(b)(iii) and (c) and (3)(b) (as to which see subsection (1) of this section);

(s)section 167;

(t)section 168(1)(g)(i) and (2).

(4)The following provisions come into force on 1 April 2021—

(a)section 151;

(b)section 153;

(c)section 157.

(5)Section 2(2) comes into force on 5 May 2022.

(6)The following provisions come into force on 6 May 2022—

(a)sections 5 to 12;

(b)the provisions in Schedule 1 mentioned in subsection (2)(k)(i) to (iii) of this section;

(c)in Schedule 2, paragraphs 2(9), (10) and (18)(b).

(7)The other provisions of this Act come into force on a day appointed by the Welsh Ministers in an order made by statutory instrument.

(8)An order under subsection (7)—

(a)may make transitional, transitory or saving provision;

(b)may appoint different days for different purposes or areas.

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