Limited Liability Partnerships Bill [H.L.] - continued        House of Lords

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Supplementary
Interpretation.     17. In this Act-
 
 
    "address", in relation to a member of a limited liability partnership, means-
 
      (a) if an individual, his usual residential address, and
 
      (b) if a corporation or Scottish firm, its registered or principal office,
 
    "designated member" shall be construed in accordance with section 8,
 
    "enactment" includes subordinate legislation (within the meaning of the Interpretation Act 1978),
 
    "incorporation document" shall be construed in accordance with section 2,
 
    "limited liability partnership" has the meaning given by section 1(2),
 
    "member" shall be construed in accordance with section 4,
 
    "modifications" includes additions and omissions,
 
    "name", in relation to a member of a limited liability partnership, means-
 
      (a) if an individual, his forename and surname (or, in the case of a peer or other person usually known by a title, his title instead of or in addition to either or both his forename and surname), and
 
      (b) if a corporation or Scottish firm, its corporate or firm name,
 
    "oversea limited liability partnership" has the meaning given by section 13(3),
 
    "the registrar" means-
 
      (a) if the registered office of the limited liability partnership is, or is to be, situated in England and Wales or in Wales, the registrar or other officer performing under the Companies Act 1985 the duty of registration of companies in England and Wales, and
 
      (b) if its registered office is, or is to be, situated in Scotland, the registrar or other officer performing under that Act the duty of registration of companies in Scotland, and
 
    "regulations" has the meaning given by section 16(1).
Commencement, extent and short title.     18. - (1) The preceding provisions of this Act shall come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument appoint; and different days may be appointed for different purposes.
 
      (2) The Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument make any transitional provisions and savings which appear appropriate in connection with the coming into force of any provision of this Act.
 
      (3) For the purposes of the Scotland Act 1998 this Act shall be taken to be a pre-commencement enactment within the meaning of that Act.
 
      (4) Apart from sections 10 to 12 (and this section), this Act does not extend to Northern Ireland.
 
      (5) This Act may be cited as the Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2000.
 
 
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