Definition of come into effect in English:

come into effect


  • Come into force; start to apply.

    ‘similar legislation came into effect in Wales on the same date’
    ‘the Kyoto Protocol officially came into effect last week’
    • ‘Thirty two years ago, Majority Rule came into effect.’
    • ‘The ban on fox hunting with dogs finally comes into effect.’
    • ‘A joint medicines regulatory agency is scheduled to come into effect by 1 July 2006.’
    • ‘At the start of next year, the third phase of tax reform is due to come into effect.’
    • ‘A new policy, called "offensive deterrence," has come into effect.’
    • ‘In a press release here, the bank said the new rates would come into effect from May 12.’
    • ‘The mayor has received permission for a temporary closing of the fair, which came into effect on April 25.’
    • ‘Last September, a ban on smoking in the gaming rooms came into effect.’
    • ‘The new rule by the order of Franciscan monks in Croatia comes into effect from this weekend.’
    • ‘The Citizens Information Service new Freephone number comes into effect on 4th November.’