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Scottish Statutory Instruments
5th June 2003
The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 89(2) and (3) of the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003(1), hereby make the following Order:
1. (1) This Order may be cited as the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003 (Commencement No. 1) Order 2003.
(2) In this Order “the Act” means the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003.
2. The provisions of the Act specified in column 1 of the Schedule to this Order and whose subject matter is specified in column 2 of that Schedule shall, in so far as they are not in force, come into force on 27th June 2003, but, where a particular purpose is also specified in relation to a provision in column 1, that provision shall come into force on that day only for that purpose.
A member of the Scottish Executive
St Andrew’s House, Edinburgh
5th June 2003
|Column 1||Column 2|
|Provision of the Act||Subject matter|
|Section 2(b)||Disposal in case of insanity|
|Section 3||The Risk Management Authority|
|Sections 19, 20 and 22||Sexual offences etc|
|Sections 23, 24 and 25||Custody and temporary detention|
|Sections 27, 28, 29, 31, and 33 to 38||Release of prisoners|
|Section 39||Special provision as regards certain life prisoners|
|Section 42||Drugs courts|
|Sections 43 to 50||Non-custodial punishments|
|Sections 52 and 53||Children|
|Sections 54 to 57||Evidential matters|
|Sections 58 and 59||Jurisdictional matters|
|Sections 61 to 67||Procedural matters|
|Sections 68 and 69||Bribery and corruption|
|Section 70(1), (3), (4) and (7)||Registration for criminal records purposes|
|Sections 71 and 72||Local authority functions|
|Sections 73, 74, 76 and 78 to 82||Miscellaneous|
|Section 85 but only for the purpose of bringing into force the provisions of schedule 4 specified below||Minor and consequential amendments|
|Schedule 2||Constitution etc of the Risk Management Authority|
|Schedule 4, paragraphs 1, 2, 3(1) and (3) and 5||Minor and consequential amendments|
(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order brings into force on 27th June 2003 the provisions of the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003 specified in the Schedule to the Order. The Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003 (Saving and Transitional Provisions) Order 2003 (S.S.I. 2003/287) sets out separate transitional and savings provisions in relation to the commencement of sections 27, 28, 38 and 54 of that Act.
Sections 77, 84, 87 to 89 and schedule 3 were commenced on Royal Assent on 26th March 2003. Section 86 and schedule 5 were also commenced on Royal Assent in so far as relating to the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981.
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