629B. Transitional provision (power to serve notice under former section 629 not affected)
(1) The substitution of this Chapter effected by
>section 30< of the Finance Act 2018 does not affect the power of the Revenue Commissioners to serve, on or after 10 October 2018, a notice such as is referred to in subsection (3) of the section 629 that was contained in this Chapter before 10 October 2018 (the ‘former section 629’) and, accordingly, the provisions of the former section 629 shall be deemed to remain in force in respect of tax payable, as referred to in subsection (2) of that section, that has not been paid within the period as specified in that subsection, notwithstanding—
(a) that the date on which that period expires is a date falling on or after 10 October 2018, or
(b) that the date on which the specified period (as defined in the former section 629) in relation to the chargeable period (as defined in that former section) concerned in the matter expires is a date falling on or after 10 October 2018.
(2) This section is without prejudice to the generality of the Interpretation Act 2005 and, in particular, section 27 of that Act as that section relates to a liability arising under the section 627 or 628 that was contained in this Chapter before 10 October 2018.