(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order brings into force those provisions of the Police and Justice Act 2006 set out in Article 2 on 15th January 2007. Article 3 makes transitional and saving provisions that provide that the current Schedules 2, 2A, 3 and 3A of the Police Act 1996 that relate to police authorities shall continue in force until 31st March 2008 or 2nd July 2008 as provided for in that Article. Article 4 makes transitional provisions in relation to the commencement of section 45 of the Police and Justice Act 2006 which substitutes for section 57 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 new sections 57A, 57B, 57C, 57D and 57E relating to live links at certain preliminary and sentencing hearings.