(1) This section applies to every annual practising certificate and to every annual licence that—
(a) had been issued under a former registration Act to a person who, by this subpart, is deemed to be registered with an authority; and
(b) was in force immediately before the commencement of this section.
(2) Every such certificate and every such licence is deemed to be an annual practising certificate issued by the authority and continues in effect until the expiry of the period for which it had been issued under the former registration Act.
(3) To avoid doubt, subsection (2) is subject to section 33.