Even if a law goes through all the necessary steps to become a law, it cannot come into force automatically. In addition, a law may be repealed after it has never come into force.  1. Any order which is not to enter into force on a given date shall enter into force immediately after the end of the day preceding its adoption or, in the case of an act, after its adoption. 2. Where an order is formulated in such a way that it comes into force or comes into force on a given date (whether that day is before or after the adoption of such an order, or if the order is an act, and if that date is mentioned in the order, if it is to be named, fixed or otherwise established); the decree is deemed to come into force immediately. at the end of the day preceding that specific day.  2. The date of entry into force of such an act may be fixed in the act itself or on the expiry of a specified period or after the occurrence of a particular event, such as a proclamation or an objective event such as the birth, marriage, attainment of a certain age or the death of a given person. . . .