Private International Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1995 (Commencement) Order 1996

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1996/995

1996No. 995

PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW

The Private International Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1995 (Commencement) Order 1996

27thMarch1996

The Lord Chancellor and the Lord Advocate, in exercise of the power conferred on them by section 16(3) of the Private International Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1995 ( a), hereby make the following Order:

1. This Order may be cited as the Private International Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1995 (Commencement) Order 1996.

2. Part III of the Private International Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1995 shall come into force on 1st May 1996.

Mackay of Clashfern, C.

Dated 27th March 1996

Mackay of Drumadoon

(a) 1995 c.42.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order appoints 1st May 1996 as the day on which Part III of the Private International Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1995 shall come into force for the whole of the United Kingdom. Part III establishes new choice of law rules in relation to proceedings brought in England and Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland in respect of a tort or delict.

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Enabling power: Private International Law (MiscellaneousProvisions) Act 1995, s. 16 (3). Bringing into force variousprovisions of the 1995 Act on 01.05.96.. -

Effect: None.. -

Issued: 10.

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Territorial extent & classification: E/W. General.

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