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Final provisionsU.K.


(1)This Act extends to England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

(2)The following provisions also extend to the Isle of Man, subject to such modifications as Her Majesty may by Order in Council provide—

(a)section 1(1), (2) and (4) to (7);

(b)section 2;

(c)section 4;

(d)this subsection;

(e)section 8 (so far as relating to the commencement of provisions which extend to the Isle of Man);

(f)section 9.

(3)Her Majesty may by Order in Council provide for the amendments made by section 1(3) and (8) of this Act to the Patents Act 1977 to extend, with or without modifications, to the Isle of Man.

(4)The power to make an Order in Council under section 255(2) of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (extension of certain provisions to the Isle of Man, the Channel Islands or other territories, with or without modifications) may be exercised in relation to any amendment made by section 5 above (and in section 255(4) and (5) of that Act the references to Part 3 include references to the provisions substituted or inserted by the amendments made by section 5).

Commencement Information

I1S. 7(1)-(3) in force at Royal Assent, see s. 8(1)

I2S. 7(4) in force at 1.10.2017 by S.I. 2017/771, reg. 2(1)(c) (with reg. 3)


(1)This section, section 7(1) to (3) and section 9 come into force on the day on which this Act is passed.

(2)The other provisions of this Act come into force on such day or days as the Secretary of State may by regulations made by statutory instrument appoint.

(3)Regulations under subsection (2) may—

(a)appoint different days for different purposes;

(b)make transitional, transitory or saving provision.

9Short titleU.K.

This Act may be cited as the Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Act 2017.