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The Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003 (Commencement No. 1) Order 2003

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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2003 No. 288 (C. 14)

CRIMINAL LAW

The Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003 (Commencement No. 1) Order 2003

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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:

Citation and interpretation

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.

Commencement

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.

CATHY JAMIESON

A member of the Scottish Executive

St Andrew’s House, Edinburgh

5th June 2003

Article 2

SCHEDULEThe provisions of the Act which come into force on 27th June 2003

Column 1Column 2
Provision of the ActSubject matter
Section 2(b)Disposal in case of insanity
Section 3The Risk Management Authority
Sections 19, 20 and 22Sexual offences etc
Sections 23, 24 and 25Custody and temporary detention
Sections 27, 28, 29, 31, and 33 to 38Release of prisoners
Section 39Special provision as regards certain life prisoners
Section 42Drugs courts
Sections 43 to 50Non-custodial punishments
Sections 52 and 53Children
Sections 54 to 57Evidential matters
Sections 58 and 59Jurisdictional matters
Sections 61 to 67Procedural matters
Sections 68 and 69Bribery and corruption
Section 70(1), (3), (4) and (7)Registration for criminal records purposes
Sections 71 and 72Local authority functions
Sections 73, 74, 76 and 78 to 82Miscellaneous
Section 85 but only for the purpose of bringing into force the provisions of schedule 4 specified belowMinor and consequential amendments
Section 86Repeals
Schedule 2Constitution etc of the Risk Management Authority
Schedule 4, paragraphs 1, 2, 3(1) and (3) and 5Minor and consequential amendments
Schedule 5Repeals

Explanatory Note

(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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