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Criminal Procedure (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2004

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25Further modifications of the 1995 Act

The schedule makes further modifications of the 1995 Act, including modifications of a minor and consequential nature.

26Ancillary provision

(1)The Scottish Ministers may by order made by statutory instrument 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.

(2)An order under this section may modify any enactment (including this Act), instrument or document.

(3)A statutory instrument containing an order under this section (except where subsection (4) applies) is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the Scottish Parliament.

(4)No order under this section containing provisions which add to, replace or omit any part of the text of an Act is to be made unless a draft of the statutory instrument containing the order has been laid before, and approved by resolution of, the Parliament.

27Commencement and short title

(1)This Act (except section 26 and this section) comes into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may by order made by statutory instrument appoint.

(2)An order under subsection (1) may—

(a)appoint different days for different purposes,

(b)include such transitional, transitory or saving provision as the Scottish Ministers consider necessary or expedient in connection with the coming into force of the provisions brought into force.

(3)This Act may be cited as the Criminal Procedure (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2004.

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