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Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Directed Surveillance and Covert Human Intelligence Sources) (Amendment) Order 2005.

(2) Subject to paragraph (3), this Order shall come into force one month after the day on which it is made.

(3) Article 3(3) of this Order shall come into force on the day on which either—

(a)the other provisions of this Order come into force, or

(b)paragraph 8 of Schedule 14 to the Energy Act 2004(1) comes into force,

whichever is the later.

(4) In this Order “the Act” means the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000.