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Mental Capacity Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 307 – Commencement etc

This section sets out that provisions of the Act will commence on a day, or days, set by the Department; but that certain sections regarding regulation making powers and definitions come into operation the day after Royal Assent is achieved. It also provides that the Departments may make transitional, transitory, or saving provisions through regulations, as appropriate, in relation to the commencement of any provision of the Act.

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