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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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.