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(1)The Scottish Tourist Board is renamed VisitScotland.
(2)Accordingly, in the Development of Tourism Act 1969 (c. 51), for “the Scottish Tourist Board”, wherever that expression occurs, there is substituted “VisitScotland”.
In section 1(3) of the Development of Tourism Act 1969 (which provides for the maximum number of members of the national tourist boards), for “six” where it secondly occurs, there is substituted “eleven”.
(1)Sections 172 to 175 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (c. 39) (which make provision for area tourist boards) are repealed.
(2)The following bodies are dissolved—
(a)the Scottish Network 1 Tourist Board, and
(b)the Scottish Network 2 Tourist Board.
(3)Schedule 1 makes provision in connection with the dissolution of those bodies.
Schedule 2 makes modifications of enactments in consequence of the preceding provisions.
(1)The preceding provisions come into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may by order made by statutory instrument appoint.
(2)This Act may be cited as the Tourist Boards (Scotland) Act 2006.
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