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(1) The Secretary of State may by order make—
(a) such supplementary, incidental or consequential provision, or
(b) such transitory, transitional or saving provision,
as he considers appropriate for the general purposes, or any particular purpose, of this Act, or in consequence of, or for giving full effect to, any provision made by this Act.
(2) An order under subsection (1) may amend, repeal, revoke or otherwise modify any enactment (including this Act).
(3) The power to make an order under subsection (1) includes power to repeal or revoke an enactment which is spent.
(4) Before exercising the power conferred by subsection (1) in relation to an enactment which extends to Scotland, the Secretary of State must consult the Scottish Ministers.
(5) The power conferred by subsection (1) is exercisable by the Scottish Ministers (rather than by the Secretary of State) where the provision to be made is—
(a) for the general purposes of this Act and would be within the legislative competence of the Scottish Parliament if it were included in an Act of that Parliament; or
(b) for the purposes of, in consequence of, or for giving full effect to—
(i) section 77, 156, 171 or Schedule 15,
(ii) so far as extending to Scotland, any provision mentioned in section 178(4),
(iii) so far as relating as mentioned in section 178(5), section 174(2) and Schedule 17,
(iv) so far as having effect as mentioned in section 178(6)(a), section 96.
(6) But an order under—
(a) paragraph (b)(i) of subsection (5) in relation to section 171 or Schedule 15, or
(b) paragraph (b)(iv) of that subsection,
may be made only after consulting the Secretary of State.
(7) Nothing in this Act affects the generality of the power conferred by this section.
Royal Assent: 7 April 2005: see s 178(1)(a).