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Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011

Territorial Extent

24.The Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011 generally extends to the United Kingdom, except that any amendments or repeals made by the Act have the same extent as the provision which is being amended or repealed. Because the subject matter of this Act is reserved for the purpose of the Scotland Act 1998, non-devolved for the purpose of the Government of Wales Act 2006 and excepted for the purpose of the Northern Ireland Act 1998.

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