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Part 17 SGeneral and miscellaneous

GeneralS

223Crown applicationS

(1)Subject to subsection (2) below, this Act binds the Crown acting in its capacity as a creditor.

(2)An amendment or other modification by this Act of an enactment binds the Crown to the same extent as the enactment being amended or modified.

224Orders and regulationsS

(1)Any power conferred by this Act on the Scottish Ministers to make orders or regulations is exercisable by statutory instrument.

(2)Any power conferred by this Act on the Scottish Ministers to make orders or regulations—

(a)may be exercised so as to make different provision for different cases or descriptions of case or for different purposes; and

(b)includes power to make such incidental, supplementary, consequential, transitory, transitional or saving provision as the Scottish Ministers think fit.

(3)A statutory instrument containing an order or regulations made under this Act (other than an order under section 227(3) of this Act) is, subject to subsections (4) and (5) below, subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the Scottish Parliament.

(4)No statutory instrument—

(a)containing an order which makes provision such as is mentioned in section 225(2) of this Act; or

(b)containing—

(i)regulations made under section 50(4), 83(3), 92(2) or (3), 97(7)(b) or 98(6) of this Act; or

(ii)the first regulations made under section 220(1) of this Act,

may be made unless a draft of it has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, the Scottish Parliament.

(5)Subsection (3) above does not apply to a statutory instrument containing further regulations made under section 220(1) of this Act where a draft of it has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, the Scottish Parliament.

225Ancillary provisionS

(1)The Scottish Ministers may, by order made by statutory instrument, make such incidental, supplemental, consequential, transitory, transitional or saving provision which they consider necessary or expedient for the purposes of this Act or in consequence of any provision made by or under this Act.

(2)An order under subsection (1) above may modify any enactment (including this Act) or instrument.

226Minor and consequential amendments and repealsS

(1)Schedule 5 to this Act, which contains minor amendments and amendments consequential on the provisions of this Act, has effect.

(2)The enactments mentioned in the first column of Part 1 of schedule 6 to this Act are repealed to the extent specified in the second column of that schedule.

(3)The enactment mentioned in the first column of Part 2 of schedule 6 to this Act is revoked to the extent specified in the second column of that schedule.

Annotations:

Commencement Information

I1S. 226 partly in force; s. 226 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 227; s. 226(1) in force for certain purposes at 31.3.2007 by S.S.I. 2007/82, art. 4(c); s. 226(1)(2) in force for certain purposes and s. 226(3) in force at 1.4.2008 by S.S.I. 2008/115, art. 3(1)(h) (with arts. 4-6, 10); s. 226(1)(2) in force for certain further purposes at 22.4.2009 by S.S.I. 2009/67, art. 3 (with transitional modifications and savings in arts. 4-6); s. 226(1) in force for certain further purposes at 23.11.2009 by S.S.I. 2009/369, art. 3 (with transitional modifications in art. 4)

I2S. 226(1) in force at 31.1.2011 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2011/31, art. 3(h)

I3S. 226(1)(2) in force at 4.4.2011 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2011/179, art. 3(d) (with art. 4)

227Short title and commencementS

(1)This Act may be cited as the Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Act 2007.

(2)Section 222 of this Act comes into force on the day after Royal Assent.

(3)The remaining provisions of this Act, except this section and sections 224 and 225, come into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may, by order, appoint.

(4)Different days may, under subsection (3) above, be appointed for different purposes.

Annotations:

Subordinate Legislation Made

P1S. 227(3) power partly exercised; 8.3.2007 appointed for specified provisions and purposes by {S.S.I. 2007/82}, arts. 3, 4; 19.2.2008 appointed for specified provisions by {S.S.I. 2008/45}, art. 2 (with art. 3); 1.4.2008 appointed for specified provisions and purposes by {S.S.I. 2008/115}, art. 3 (with arts. 4-6, 10) (as amended (23.2.2009) by S.S.I. 2009/67, art. 7); 22.4.2009 appointed for specified provisions and purposes by {S.S.I. 2009/67}, art. 3, Sch. 1, Sch. 2 (with transitional modifications and savings in arts. 4-6); 23.11.2009 appointed for specified provisions and purposes by {S.S.I. 2009/369}, art. 3, Sch. 1 (with transitional modifications in art. 4)