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E+W+S+N.I.

Scotland Act 1998

1998 CHAPTER 46

An Act to provide for the establishment of a Scottish Parliament and Administration and other changes in the government of Scotland; to provide for changes in the constitution and functions of certain public authorities; to provide for the variation of the basic rate of income tax in relation to income of Scottish taxpayers in accordance with a resolution of the Scottish Parliament; to amend the law about parliamentary constituencies in Scotland; and for connected purposes.

[19th November 1998]

Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

Annotations:

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Act modified (30.6.1999) by 1999 c. 8, s. 66(1)

Act modified (E.W.S.) (30.6.1999) by 1999 c. 9, s. 14(3)

C2Act extended (16.10.2000) by 1999 c. 18, s. 16(2); S.I. 2000/2821, art. 2

C3Act extended (27.7.1999) by 1999 c. 23, s. 68(2)

C4Act extended (1.4.2000) by 1999 c. 28, s. 18(2) (with s. 38)

Act extended (1.4.2000) by 1999 c. 28, s. 35(1) (with s. 38); S.I. 2000/1066, art. 2

C5Act amended (11.11.1999) by 1999 c. 30, s. 91(4)

C6Act amended (E.W.S.) (10.3.1999) by 1999 c. 3, s. 21(4)

C7Act modified (27.7.1999) by 1999 c. 22, s. 109(7) (with s. 107, Sch. 14 para. 7(2))

C8Act modified (27.7.1999) by 1999 c. 24, s. 5(3)

Act modified (25.8.2000) by 2000 c. 6, ss. 167(5), 168(1)

Act modified (20.7.2000) by 2000 c. 12, s. 19(1)(3)

Act modified by 1976 c. 74, s. 71B(1) (as substituted (2.4.2001) by 2000 c. 34, s. 2(1) (with s. 10(5))); S.I. 2001/566, art. 2(1)

Act modified (30.11.2000 for specified purposes and otherwise 16.2.2001) by 2000 c. 41, ss. 133(2), 163(2)(3)(d) (with s. 156(6)); S.I. 2001/222, art. 2, Sch. I Pt. I

Act modified (E.W.) (30.11.2000) by 2000 c. 43, s. 81(6)

Act modified (8.1.2001 for E.W.N.I. and 1.8.2003 to the extent, if any, that s. 7(2) of the amending Act is not in force already for S. at Royal Assent (30.11.2000)) by 2000 c. 44, s. 7(2)(3); S.I. 2000/3303, art. 2; S.I. 2003/1935, art. 2

C9Act modified (E.W.S. and, in so far as relating to importation, N.I.) (31.3.2002) by The Environmental Protection (Controls on Ozone-Depleting Substances) Regulations 2002 (S.I. 2002/528), reg. 2(3)

C12Act modified (20.11.2003) by Sexual Offences Act 2003 (c. 42), ss. 141(1), 142(6)

C18Act modified (23.5.2016) by Scotland Act 2016 (c. 11), ss. 46(1)(3), 51(1)

C21Act modified (18.5.2017 immediately after 2016 c. 11, ss. 3-8, 10-12 come into force) by Scotland Act 2016 (c. 11), ss. 9(1), 72(4)(a); S.I. 2017/608, reg. 2(1)(g)(2)