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Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Act 2010

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Section 22 – Commencement and short title

66.Section 22(1) provides that sections 19 to 21 (Guidance, Regulations and Definitions) and section 22 itself (Commencement and short title) come into force on the day after Royal Assent.

67.Section 22(2), (3) and (4) provide for the rest of the Act to be commenced by order (made by statutory instrument) on such day or days that the Scottish Ministers appoint. Such commencement orders may appoint different days for different provisions and may include such transitional, transitory or saving provision as the Scottish Ministers consider necessary or expedient in connection with commencement.

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