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Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) (Scotland) Act 2018

Section 17 – Commencement

56.Section 17 provides that this section and sections 15, 16 and 18 come into force on the day after Royal Assent. All other provisions come into force on a day or days appointed by regulations made by the Scottish Ministers, and those regulations may make transitional, transitory or saving provision related to commencement.

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