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(1)The Scottish Ministers may by order make such incidental, supplemental, consequential, transitional, transitory or saving provision as they consider necessary or expedient for the purposes, or in consequence, of this Act or of any order made under this Act.
(2)An order under subsection (1) above may amend or repeal any enactment (including any provision of this Act).
Schedule 4 to this Act, which contains minor amendments and amendments consequential on the provisions of this Act, has effect.
The enactments mentioned in schedule 5 to this Act are repealed to the extent mentioned in the second column of that schedule.
(1)In this Act—
“the 1989 Act”means the Prisons (Scotland) Act 1989 (c. 45);
“the 1993 Act”means the Prisoners and Criminal Proceedings (Scotland) Act 1993 (c. 9);
“the 1995 Act”means the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 (c. 46); and
“prescribed”, except in section 21(4), means prescribed by order made by the Scottish Ministers.
(2)Any expression used in this Act and in the 1995 Act is, unless the context requires otherwise, to be construed in accordance with section 307 of that Act (interpretation).
(1)Any power of the Scottish Ministers to make orders or regulations under this Act is exercisable by statutory instrument; and subject to subsection (2) a statutory instrument containing any such order or regulations, other than an order under section 89(2), is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the Parliament.
(2)A statutory instrument containing an order under section—
(a)6(1)(b), 11(1), 14(1), 14(12) (including as applied to section 16(5)), 16(4) or 42(5); or
(b)84 which amends or repeals any part of an Act,
is not made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and approved by resolution of, the Parliament.
(1)This Act may be cited as the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003.
(2)With the exception of—
(b)section 77 and schedule 3;
(d)in so far as relating to the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (c. 69), section 86 and schedule 5;
(e)section 87; and
this Act comes into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may by order appoint.
(3)Different days may be so appointed for different provisions and for different purposes.
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