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Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament (Amendment) Act 2016

Section 18 – Commencement (further supplementary provision)

61.Section 18 clarifies that the provision on other parliamentary sanctions in new section 17A does not apply to any failure to comply or contravention occurring before 5 May 2016.

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