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Home Owner and Debtor Protection (Scotland) Act 2010

Part 3 – General

79.Part 3 of the Act confirms that the Act binds the Crown as creditor and sets out ancillary provision giving Scottish Ministers power to make supplemental, incidental, consequential, transitory, transitional or saving provision in relation to the Act. This includes the power to modify other enactments as required for these purposes. This is subject to affirmative procedure where the supplemental, incidental or consequential power is used.

80.Part 3 also contains definitions, the short title and provisions for commencement of the Act. Part 3 comes into force on Royal Assent and the other provisions come into force such day or days as Ministers appoint.

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