Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 (Commencement No. 2) Order 2015 and comes into force on 13th November 2015.

(2) In this Order—

“the Act” means the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015; and

“the 2003 Act” means the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003(1).

Appointed day

2.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), the day appointed for the coming into force of the provisions of the Act specified in column 1 of the table in the Schedule (the subject matter of which is described in column 2 of that table) is 13th November 2015.

(2) Where a purpose is specified in column 3 of that table in relation to any provision specified in column 1, that provision comes into force on 13th November 2015 only for that purpose.


Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

St Andrew’s House,


27th October 2015