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Modifications of local enactments etc.     127. - (1) The Secretary of State may by order make such modifications in any local enactment as appear to him necessary or expedient in consequence of this Act.
      (2) In this section "local enactment" means-
    (a) a local or private Act,
    (b) a public general Act relating to London,
    (c) an order confirmed by Parliament or brought into operation in accordance with special parliamentary procedure, or
    (d) an enactment in a public general Act amending anything falling within paragraphs (a) to (c).
Transitional provisions etc.     128. The Secretary of State may by order make such provision as he considers necessary or expedient for transitory, transitional or saving purposes in connection with the coming into force of any provision of this Act.
Commencement.     129. - (1) Parts I to VI, sections 101 to 114, sections 116 and 118 (including Schedule 7) and section 126(2) and (4) (including Schedules 8 and 9) 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.
      (2) Section 115 shall come into force at the end of the period of two months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed.
Short title and extent.     130. - (1) This Act may be cited as the Postal Services Act 2000.
      (2) Any modification by this Act of an enactment has the same extent as the enactment modified.
      (3) Subject to that, this Act extends to Northern Ireland.
      (4) Sections 126(1) and 128 and this section, together with sections 121 and 124 so far as they relate to those provisions, extend to the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands (in addition to any provisions of this Act which so extend by virtue of subsection (2) above).
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