(1) This Order may be cited as the Companies (Political Expenditure Exemption) Order 2007 and shall come into force—
(a) for the purposes of its application to Great Britain, on 1st October 2007;
(b) for the purposes of its application to Northern Ireland, on 1st November 2007.
(2) In this Order, “news material” means material relating to—
(b) public and political affairs,
(c) public and political events, or
(d) views, opinion or comment on such news, affairs or events.
Specified date (in relation to Great Britain): 1 October 2007: see para (1)(a) above.
Specified date (in relation to Northern Ireland): 1 November 2007: see para (1)(b) above.