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go into effect or become effective or operative

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But one high-profile measure that will have widespread impact doesn't take effect until July1, 2008.
Not long before the ban was to take effect, two French journalists were kidnapped in Iraq by a group called the Islamic Army of Iraq that demanded repeal of the ban.
Although the standard was adopted by the board in March, it could not take effect without the commission's approval, as required under section 107 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
The legislation also establishes a fee for wireless phone users that will take effect with the first monthly billing cycle of a wireless provider 90 days after the effective date of the act.
To avoid the application of the new law and this regulation, XYZ worked feverishly to obtain a building permit before the new rules were to take effect.