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Part 7 SGeneral and miscellaneous


39Minor and consequential amendmentsS

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

Commencement Information

I1S. 39 in force at 25.6.2007 by S.S.I. 2007/269, art. 2, Sch.


(1)Nothing in this Act affects an application made, a loan provided, or proceedings commenced, before this section comes into force.

(2)Nothing in this Act affects any provision of the 1993 Act amended or repealed by this Act in that provision's operation in relation to an offence committed before the amendment is made or, as the case may be, the provision is repealed.

41Transitional provision etc.S

(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 of, or in consequence of, this Act.

(2)Subject to subsection (4), a statutory instrument containing an order under subsection (1) is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the Scottish Parliament.

(3)An order under subsection (1) may make different provision for different cases or for different classes of case.

(4)An order under subsection (1), if it includes provision amending or repealing an enactment contained in an Act, is not made unless a draft of the statutory instrument containing the order has been—

(a)laid before; and

(b)approved by a resolution of,

the Scottish Parliament.


The enactments mentioned in schedule 2 to this Act are repealed to the extent mentioned in the second column of that schedule.

Commencement Information

I2S. 42 in force for specified purposes at 25.6.2007 by S.S.I. 2007/269, art. 2, Sch.

I3S. 42 in force in so far as not already in force at 28.1.2008 by S.S.I. 2007/568, art. 2

43Short title, Crown application and commencementS

(1)This Act may be cited as the Crofting Reform etc. Act 2007.

(2)This Act binds the Crown.

(3)The provisions of this Act, except this section and sections 38, 40 and 41, come into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may by order made by statutory instrument appoint.

(4)Different days may be so appointed for different provisions and for different purposes.