Legislation Act 2003

Chapter 1 - Introduction  

Part 1 - Preliminary  

SECTION 2   Commencement  

Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, on the day or at the time specified in column 2 of the table.

Commencement information
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Provision(s) Commencement Date/Details
1. Sections 1, 2 and 2A and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent 17 December 2003
2. Sections 3 to 62 A single day fixed by Proclamation, subject to subsections (3) and (4)
3. Schedule 1 Immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Legislative Instruments (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2003


This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by the Parliament and assented to. It will not be expanded to deal with provisions inserted in this Act after assent.

Column 3 of the table is for additional information that is not part of this Act. This information may be included in any published version of this Act.

The date fixed by Proclamation for the purposes of item 2 of the table must be a first day of January or a first day of July occurring after the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

If the provisions covered by item 2 of the table do not commence under subsection (1) within the period of 12 months beginning on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the first day of January or of July, whichever next follows the end of that period.

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