Part 6General

84Commencement and short title

(1)The provisions of this Act, except sections 81 to 83 and this section, come 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 provisions,

(b)include such transitional, transitory or saving provision as the Scottish Ministers consider necessary or expedient in connection with the provisions,

(c)make different provision for different purposes or areas.

(3)This Act may be cited as the Criminal Proceedings etc. (Reform) (Scotland) Act 2007.