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    6.6 Retrospective operation of a beneficial provision

    This retrospective operation of a beneficial provision is expressly permitted under the Statutory Instruments Act 1992, section 34. Section 34 defines ‘beneficial provision’ to mean a provision that does not operate to the disadvantage of a person (other than the State, a State authority or a local government) by decreasing the person’s rights or imposing liabilities on the person.

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    Last updated:
    18 May, 2016
    Last reviewed:
    13 November, 2013