Part 3 – General
Section 16 – Commencement
47.This section makes provision for commencement. Subsection (1) enables the Scottish Ministers to commence Parts 1 and 2 on a date or dates appointed by order. Part 3 of the Act (sections 16 and 17) comes into force on the day after Royal Assent.
Section 17 – Short title
48.This section provides for the short title of the Act.
49.The schedule lists the authorities which must comply with the records management duties under Part 1 of the Act. The list of authorities can be amended by order under section 2.