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The Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 (Commencement No. 6) (Scotland) Order 2000

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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2000 No. 445 (C. 17)

CRIMINAL LAW

The Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 (Commencement No. 6) (Scotland) Order 2000

Made

14th December 2000

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 68(3) of the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999(1), hereby make the following Order:

Citation and extent

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 (Commencement No. 6) (Scotland) Order 2000.

(2) This Order extends to Scotland only.

Appointed day

2.  Section 59 of, and Schedule 3 to, the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 (amendments relating to the restriction on the use of answers etc. obtained under compulsion) shall come into force on 1st January 2001.

JAMES WALLACE

A member of the Scottish Executive

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

14th December 2000

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order brings into force section 59 of, and Schedule 3 to, the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 on 1st January 2001. Schedule 3 contains amendments relating to the restriction on use in criminal proceedings of answers etc. obtained under compulsion.

This Order extends to Scotland only.

Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

(This note is not part of the Order)

The following provisions of the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 have been brought into force by commencement order made before the date of this Order:

ProvisionDate of CommencementS.I. No.
Section 67(2) and Schedule 5.1.1.001999/3427
Section 67(3) (partially) and in Schedule 6 the entries relating to the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999.1.4.001999/3427
Sections 59 (as to England and Wales and Northern Ireland) and 60, section 67(1) and Schedule 4 (both partially) and section 67(3) and Schedule 6 (both partially).14.4.002000/1034
Part I (partially), Schedule 1, section 67(1) and Schedule 4 (both partially) and Schedule 7 (partially).26.6.002000/1587
Sections 34 and 35, sections 38 to 40 and Schedules 6 and 7 (both partially).4.9.002000/2091
Sections 41 to 43, Schedule 7 and section 67(4) (partially) and Schedule 6 (partially).4.12.002000/3075

As well as those minor provisions covered by section 68(9) of the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999, the substantive provisions that remain to be commenced for Scotland are Chapter IV of Part II (so far as not already commenced), paragraph 6 of Schedule 7 and section 61(2).

(1)

1999 c. 23. The functions of the Secretary of State were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of section 68(2) of the 1999 Act and section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46).

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