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7 Short title, commencement and extent.E+W

(1)This Act may be cited as the Theft Act 1978.

(2)This Act shall come into force at the expiration of three months beginning with the date on which it is passed.

(3)This Act except section 5(3), shall not extent to Scotland; and except for that subsection, and subject also to section 6, it shall not extend to Northern Ireland.