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Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004

Section 17 – Arrangement of study into operation of Part

51.Section 17 requires the Scottish Ministers to arrange for the carrying out of a study into the operation of Part 2 of the Act and to lay the results of that study before the Scottish Parliament within 3 years of the whole of the Part coming into effect.

52.Subsection (2) provides that the Scottish Ministers must make all necessary preparations for the carrying out of the above study so as to allow it to commence as soon as the whole of the part is in force. This subsection also sets out some of the things that may be included in these preparations.

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