19Short title, Crown application and commencementS
(1)This Act may be cited as the Damages (Scotland) Act 2011.
(2)This Act binds the Crown.
(3)The provisions of this Act, except section 18 and this section, come into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may by order made by statutory instrument appoint.
(4)An order under subsection (3) may include such transitional, transitory or saving provision as the Scottish Ministers consider necessary or expedient in connection with the commencement of this Act.