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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2001 No. 393 (C. 16)

LEGAL AID AND ADVICE

The Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1986 (Commencement No. 4) Order 2001

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23rd October 2001

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 46(2) of the Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1986(1) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Order:

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1.  This Order may be cited as the Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1986 (Commencement No. 4) Order 2001.

Commencement of provisions

2.  The provisions of Part V of the Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1986, insofar as they are not already in force, shall come into force on 2nd November 2001.

JAMES WALLACE

A member of the Scottish Executive

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

23rd October 2001

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order provides for the coming into force of sections 26 to 28 of the Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1986 (“the Act”). These sections relate to the employment of solicitors by the Scottish Legal Aid Board. All provisions of the Act have now been commenced.

Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

(This note is not part of the Order)

The following provisions of the Act have been brought into force by commencement order made before the date of this Order:–

ProvisionDate of CommencementS.I. No.
Section 1 (partially),1.10.19861986/1617
section 2 (partially),
section 3 (partially),
section 40 (partially),
section 41,
section 45 (partially),
Schedule 1 and Schedule 3 (partially).
Those provisions of the Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1986 which were not already in force, with the exception of section 30 and Part V.1.4.19871987/289
Section 30.1.7.19921992/1226
(1)

1986 c. 47. The functions of the Secretary of State were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46).

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