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come into effect

Of a law, policy, etc., to become official, legitimate, or valid. These changes in the uniform policy come into effect at the start of next year.
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come into effect

to become valid, effective, or operable. When did these rules come into effect? They came into effect while you were on vacation.
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come/go into efˈfect

(of laws, rules, etc.) begin to be used, applied, etc: The winter timetable comes into effect in November.
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The latest price hike byBritish Gas came into effect on May 29, increasing the bills of four million of its dual fuel standard tariff customers from [pounds sterling]1,101 to [pounds sterling]1,161 - 5.5% or [pounds sterling]60 - on average per year.
The final requirements of the Competition and Markets Authoritys (CMA) Private Motor Insurance Order came into effect today (1 August 2016).
bans agreements between price comparison websites and insurers which stop insurers from making their products available more cheaply on other online platforms (this came into effect in April 2015)