Citation, commencement and extent

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and shall come into force in accordance with paragraphs (2) and (3).

(2) This article and article 52(1)(a) shall come into force on the day after the day on which this Order is made.

(3) The remaining provisions of this Order shall come into force on 1st April 2006.

(4) This Order extends to England and Wales only.

What the Guidance says:

This provides for the name of the Order, its commencement and its application.
As previously noted the coming into force date for the Order has been amended to
1 October 2006. The Order applies to England and Wales only (see Application above).