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Smoking Prohibition (Children in Motor Vehicles) (Scotland) Act 2016

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Section 6 – Commencement

15.Section 6 provides for the commencement of the Act. Those provisions conferring power to make regulations relating to the details of the fixed penalty regime (paragraphs 11 and 12 of the schedule) are among those brought into force immediately after Royal Assent so that the regulations can be in place by the time the main provisions are brought into force (by regulations made by the Scottish Ministers).

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