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go into effect

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

 and take effect
[for a law or a rule] to become effective. When does this new law go into effect? The new tax laws won't go into effect until next year.
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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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Walz signed it on April 12 and it goes into effect on Aug.
Once it goes into effect, the AfCFTA will be the largest free-trade area in the world in terms of participating countries since the formation of the World Trade Organization.
A law that goes into effect today in Louisiana allows insurance producers to employ convicted felons if the producer obtains permission or consent in writing from the state insurance commissioner.
Once it goes into effect, the FCC's "Restoring Internet Freedom Order" will undo an Obama-era regulation that allowed the FCC to enforce net neutrality-a principle that required internet service providers not to discriminate against data.
Summary: VAT law goes into effect starting January 2018
Businesses that have grown accustomed to recognizing revenue from customer contracts all at once under existing GAAP should not presume that they can continue the same practice once FASB's new revenue standard goes into effect, according to the participants in a November 7 meeting of the board's Transition Resource Group (TRG).
Arizona's Republican attorney general Tom Horne believes the ordinance violates the state's constitution, which limits marriage to opposite-sex couples, and said he planned to file a lawsuit before the ordinance goes into effect. He said he's not taking a stand against civil unions themselves, but he contends the council exceeded its legal authority.
"We see [these union contracts] as a non-best practice," said right-to-work sponsor Representative Mike Shirkey (R), "that is setting up a very long-term contract that is financially irresponsible." The head of the Michigan Education Association doesn't agree, saying it's unreasonable to try to enforce a law before it goes into effect.
1, Delaware's ban on the disposal of yard waste goes into effect at the Central and Southern Solid Waste Management Centers near Sandtown and Georgetown.
And that law which goes into effect when there's a state of emergency prohibits the transportation, purchase sale and possession of firearms other than on one's own premises."
MINIMUM WAGE GOES INTO EFFECT. The increase in the minimum salary ordered by the National Committee on Salaries (CNS) went into effect, reports DR1 Daily News (July 30, 2009).
As the FDNY's new Office Building Emergency Action Plan goes into effect, building owners and managers now face expanded responsibility for ensuring the safety of tenants in non-fire emergency situations.
ReStore Home Improvement Center has plans to create a lumber recovery service to help contractors, material haulers and others comply with the legislation that goes into effect July 1, banning the disposal of lumber, asphalt, bricks, concrete and metal.
When any major environmental law goes into effect, problems are anticipated and areas will need to be fine-tuned during the implementation process.