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The schedule contains minor and consequential amendments.
In this Act—
the “1978 Act” means the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (c. 29),
“Health Board” means a board constituted by an order under section 2(1)(a) of the 1978 Act,
“Health Board election” means an election held under Schedule 1A to the 1978 Act (as inserted by section 2(3) of this Act),
“Ministers” means the Scottish Ministers,
“pilot order” has the meaning given by section 4(1),
“roll-out order” has the meaning given by section 7(1).
(1)An order made under this Act is to be made by statutory instrument.
(2)Such an order may—
(a)make different provision for different purposes (in particular, for different Health Board areas), and
(b)contain any supplementary, incidental, consequential, transitional, transitory or saving provision which Ministers consider appropriate.
(1)Sections 1 to 3 come into force in accordance with sections 4 and 7.
(2)Sections 4, 5, 6(1) and (2), 7, 9, 10, 12 and this section come into force on Royal Assent.
(3)Section 6(2) provides for the commencement of section 6(3) and (4) in particular circumstances.
(4)Section 8 and the schedule come into force on such day as Ministers may by order appoint.
This Act is called the Health Boards (Membership and Elections) (Scotland) Act 2009.
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