Section 17 Short title, interpretation and commencement
80.This section provides for the short title of the Act and allows the Scottish Ministers to appoint when the provisions of the Act should come into force by order.
Text created by the Scottish Executive department responsible for the subject matter of the Act to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes were introduced in 1999 and accompany all Acts of the Scottish Parliament except those which result from Budget Bills
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