Explanatory Notes

Agricultural Holdings (Scotland) Act 2003

2003 asp 11

17 April 2003


Part 8:  General Provisions

Section 91:  Orders and regulations

288.This section regulates the making of orders and regulations under the 2003 Act.

Section 92:  Ancillary provision

289.This section confirms that the Scottish Ministers may make orders as they consider necessary or expedient for the purposes of or in consequence of the 1991 or 2003 Acts.

Section 93:  Interpretation

290.This section provides definitions of key terms used throughout the 2003 Act.

Section 94:  Amendments to enactments

291.This section deals with consequential amendments and repeals. The details are set out in the Schedule.

Section 95:  Short title, Crown application and commencement

292.Subsection (1) clarifies that the short title of this Act is the Agricultural Holdings (Scotland) Act 2003. Subsection (2) confirms the effect of the 2003 Act upon the Crown (including Government Departments).

293.Subsections (3) and (4) provide powers for Ministers to determine on which day the provisions of the Act are to come into force (or days, if Ministers choose to commence different provisions on different dates).