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Transitional provisions and savings.     67. Schedule 12 (which contains transitional provisions and savings) has effect.
Minor and consequential amendments and repeals and revocations.     68. - (1) Schedule 13 (which contains minor and consequential amendments) has effect.
      (2) The enactments and instruments specified in Schedule 14 are repealed or revoked to the extent specified.
Short title, commencement and extent.     69. - (1) This Act may be cited as the Data Protection Act 1998.
      (2) The following provisions of this Act-
    (a) sections 1 to 3,
    (b) section 24(1) and (4),
    (c) section 25,
    (d) sections 63 to 65,
    (e) this section, and
    (f) so much of any other provision of this Act as confers any power to make subordinate legislation,
  shall come into force on the day on which this Act is passed.
      (3) The remaining provisions of this Act shall come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint; and different days may be appointed for different purposes.
      (4) Subject to subsection (5), this Act extends to Northern Ireland.
      (5) Any amendment, repeal or revocation made by Schedule 13 or 14 has the same extent as that of the enactment or instrument to which it relates.
      (6) Nothing in this Act shall impose any charge on the people or on public funds, or vary the amount or incidence of or otherwise alter any such charge in any manner, or affect the assessment, levying, administration or application of any money raised by any such charge.
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