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The Standards in Scotland’s Schools etc. Act 2000 (Commencement No. 2 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2000

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1.  This Order may be cited as the Standards in Scotland’s Schools etc. Act 2000 (Commencement No. 2 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2000.


2.  In this Order–

the Act” means the Standards in Scotland’s Schools etc. Act 2000; and

“the 1988 Act” means the School Boards (Scotland) Act 1988(1).

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3.  The appointed day for the coming into force of the provisions of the Act which are specified in column 1 of the Schedule to this Order and described by reference to the subject matter in column 2 of that Schedule shall be 23rd August 2000, but, where a particular purpose in relation to any such provision is specified in column 3 of that Schedule, that provision shall come into force on that day for that purpose only.

Transitional Provisions

4.  Where at the day appointed by article 3 of this Order a vacancy has arisen prior to that day for a parent member of a School Board but as at that day a by-election has not been held and the vacancy filled, the provisions of section 28 of the Act shall apply in relation to that vacancy.


Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

Victoria Quay,


22nd August 2000

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