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Part 4 U.K.General

23Power to make consequential or transitional provision etc.U.K.

(1)The Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument—

(a)make provision in consequence of a provision of this Act;

(b)make transitional, transitory or saving provision in connection with the commencement of a provision of this Act or of provision made under paragraph (a).

(2)An order under this section may amend, repeal, revoke or otherwise modify an enactment.

(3)The power conferred by this section is not restricted by any other provision of this Act.

(4)In this section, “enactment” includes—

(a)an enactment contained in subordinate legislation (within the meaning of the Interpretation Act 1978), and

(b)an enactment contained in, or in an instrument made under, an Act of the Scottish Parliament, an Act or Measure of the National Assembly for Wales or Northern Ireland legislation,

and references to an enactment include a reference to an enactment passed or made after the passing of this Act.

(5)A statutory instrument which contains an order under this section containing (whether alone or with other provision) provision that amends or repeals a provision of an Act of Parliament may not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.

(6)Subject to that, a statutory instrument which contains an order under this section containing (whether alone or with other provision) provision under subsection (1)(a) is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

Commencement Information

I1S. 23 in force at 1.8.2014 by S.I. 2014/2069, art. 2

24Commencement, extent and short titleU.K.

(1)The preceding provisions of this Act come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument appoint.

(2)An order under this section may appoint different days for different purposes.

(3)An amendment or repeal made by this Act has the same extent as the enactment being amended or repealed.

(4)Section 21 extends to England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

(5)Section 23 extends to England and Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man.

(6)This Act may be cited as the Intellectual Property Act 2014.