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Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

(This note is not part of the Order)

The Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 has been applied to the following different types of commercial contracts for the supply of goods and services by commencement order made prior to the date of this Order.

Types of Commercial ContractDate of CommencementS.I. No
1.Contracts between small businesses (as suppliers) and UK public authorities and large businesses (both as purchasers)1st November 19981998/2479
2.Contracts between small businesses (as suppliers) and further UK public authorities (as purchasers)1st July 19991999/1816
3.Contracts between small businesses (as suppliers) and certain further UK public authorities (as purchasers)1st September 20002000/2225
4.Contracts between small businesses (as suppliers) and small businesses (as purchasers)1st November 20002000/2740