Section 30: Short title and commencement
96.Subsection (1) provides the short title, which is the name by which the Act may be cited.
97.Subsection (2) deals with commencement of sections 28 and 30. Subsection (3) provides for provisions in section 25 implementing the Public Participation Directive and for section 27 to come into force two months after the date of Royal Assent. It is for the Scottish Ministers, as explained in subsection (4), to make provision commencing the remaining provisions of the Act.