Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2022

Transitional provisions (Part 4)

40. (1) Any legal proceedings (civil or criminal) in respect of a right, privilege, obligation or liability acquired, accrued or incurred under section 6 of the Act of 1999 or section 4, 9, 14 or 18 of the Act of 2004 or an offence against or contravention of section 4, 9 or 14 of the Act of 2004 before the date of the coming into operation of this section may, on or after that date, be instituted, continued or enforced, and any penalty, forfeiture or punishment in respect of such offence or contravention may be imposed and carried out, as if the section concerned had not been amended by this Part.

(2) A registration certificate issued under the Aliens Order 1946 that, immediately before the date on which this section comes into operation, is in effect shall be deemed, until the date on which the certificate is expressed to expire, to be a registration certificate issued under the Act of 2004, and that Act shall apply accordingly.