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Higher Education Governance (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 26: Commencement

50.Section 26(1) brings sections 26 and 27 (which provides for the Act’s short title) into force on the day after Royal Assent. Section 26(2) provides that the other provisions in the Act come into force on a day appointed by the Scottish Ministers in regulations. Section 26(3)(a) allows the Scottish Ministers by regulations made under subsection (2) to bring the other provisions of the Act into force on different days for different purposes and section 27(3)(b) allows the Scottish Ministers to include transitional, transitory or saving provision in those regulations.

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