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In this Act—
“the 1925 Act” means the National Library of Scotland Act 1925 (c.73),
“the 2003 Act” means the Legal Deposit Libraries Act 2003 (c.28),
“the Faculty” means the Faculty of Advocates,
“NLS” has the meaning given by section 1(1),
“object” includes a thing in electronic form,
“on line electronic publication” has the same meaning as in section 14 of the 2003 Act.
(1)Schedule 2, which contains modifications of enactments, has effect.
(2)The Scottish Ministers may by order make such incidental or consequential provision as they consider appropriate for the purposes of, in consequence of, or for giving full effect to, any provision of this Act.
(3)An order under subsection (2) may modify any enactment (including this Act).
(4)An order under subsection (2) which adds to, replaces or omits any part of the text of an Act is subject to the affirmative procedure.
(5)The enactments mentioned in the first column of schedule 3 are repealed to the extent specified in the second column of that schedule.
Orders under this Act (except orders referred to in section 10(4) and orders under section 12(3)) are subject to the negative procedure.
(1)Sections 11 and 13 and this section come into force on the day after Royal Assent.
(2)Paragraph 1 of schedule 2 (and section 10(1) in so far as it introduces that paragraph) come into force at the end of the period of 2 months beginning with the day of Royal Assent.
(3)The other provisions of this Act come into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may by order appoint.
(4)An order under subsection (3) may include transitional, transitory or saving provision.
The short title of this Act is the National Library of Scotland Act 2012.
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