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Homelessness etc. (Scotland) Act 2003

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13Interpretation

(1)In this Act—

  • “the 1987 Act” means the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 (c. 26),

  • “the 2001 Act” means the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 10).

(2)Except where the context otherwise requires, any word or expression used in section 2 or 3 of this Act and in Part II of the 1987 Act has the same meaning in that section as it has for the purposes of that Part.

14Commencement and short title

(1)Except for section 13 and this section, the provisions of this Act come into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may by order made by statutory instrument appoint.

(2)Different days may be appointed under this section for different purposes.

(3)An order under this section may contain such transitional, transitory and saving provision as the Scottish Ministers think necessary or expedient in connection with the provisions brought into force by the order.

(4)This Act may be cited as the Homelessness etc. (Scotland) Act 2003.

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