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Islands (Scotland) Act 2018

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Part 8Final Provisions

Report on operation of Act

28Report on operation of Act

(1)Before the end of the period of 4 years beginning with the day after Royal Assent, the Scottish Ministers must publish and lay before the Scottish Parliament a report on the operation of this Act.

(2)In preparing the report, the Scottish Ministers must consult—

(a)such relevant authorities listed in the schedule as they consider appropriate, and

(b)such other persons as they consider appropriate.

Regulations

29Regulations

(1)Any power of the Scottish Ministers to make regulations under this Act includes power to make—

(a)incidental, supplementary, consequential, transitional, transitory or saving provision,

(b)different provision for different purposes.

(2)Regulations—

(a)under section 7(3),

(b)under section 9(1),

(c)under section 21(1),

(d)under section 24(1),

are subject to the affirmative procedure.

(3)This section does not apply to regulations under section 30(1) or 31(2).

30Ancillary provision

(1)The Scottish Ministers may by regulations make any incidental, supplementary, consequential, transitional, transitory or saving provision that they consider appropriate for the purposes of, in connection with or for giving full effect to this Act.

(2)Regulations under subsection (1) may—

(a)modify any enactment (including this Act),

(b)make different provision for different purposes.

(3)Regulations under subsection (1)—

(a)are subject to the affirmative procedure if they add to, replace or omit any part of the text of an Act,

(b)otherwise, are subject to the negative procedure.

Commencement and short title

31Commencement

(1)This section and sections 1, 2, 30 and 32 come into force on the day after Royal Assent.

(2)The other provisions of this Act come into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may by regulations appoint.

(3)Regulations under subsection (2) may—

(a)include transitional, transitory or saving provision,

(b)make different provision for different purposes.

32Short title

The short title of this Act is the Islands (Scotland) Act 2018.

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