—(1) Except as otherwise expressly provided in the Fourth Schedule to this Act —
nothing in that Schedule shall affect any saving provided by the Interpretation Act (Cap. 1).
(2) Except as otherwise expressly provided in the Fourth Schedule, where any period of time specified in any former provision is current immediately before the date of commencement for the repeal or amendment, as the case may be, of the former provision, this Act shall have effect as if the corresponding provision in this Act had been in force when the period began to run; and (without prejudice to the foregoing) any period of time so specified and current shall be deemed for the purposes of this Act —
to run from the date or event from which it was running immediately before that day; and
to expire (subject to any provision of this Act for its extension) whenever it would have expired if this Act had not been enacted,
and any rights, priorities, liabilities, reliefs, obligations, requirements, powers, duties or exemptions dependent on the beginning, duration or end of such a period as above mentioned shall be under this Act as they were or would have been under that former provision.
(3) For a period of 2 years after 1st April 2005, as the case may be, the Minister may, by order published in the Gazette, add to the Fourth Schedule by prescribing such provisions of a savings or transitional nature consequent on the enactment of section 137 or 138, as he may consider necessary or expedient.