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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2004 No. 148 (C. 9)

PUBLIC BODIES

The Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003 (Commencement No. 5) Order 2004

Made

22nd March 2004

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 21(2) and (3) of the Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003(1), and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Order:

Citation and interpretation

1.  This Order may be cited as the Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003 (Commencement No. 5) Order 2004.

Commencement

2.  1st April 2004 is the day appointed for the coming into force of the following provisions of the Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003–

(a)section 4(d);

(b)section 17 insofar as it relates to the provisions in Schedule 4 specified in paragraph (c); and

(c)in so far as they are not already in force, paragraphs 3, 4(d), 5(2), (10) to (13), (14) (insofar as it relates to the entry relating to the Medical Practices Committee), (16) and (18), 11(a), 14, 15, 16(a) and 17(a)(ii) of Schedule 4.

MALCOLM CHISHOLM

A member of the Scottish Executive

St Andrew’s House, Edinburgh

22nd March 2004

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

The Order brings into force, on 1st April 2004, section 4(d) of the Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003 which provides for the dissolution of the Scottish Medical Practices Committee. The Order also brings into force on that date those provisions of schedule 4 (miscellaneous provision) which make provision in connection with the dissolution of the Scottish Medical Practices Committee.

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 4(a) and (b)31st May 20032003/219
Section 4(e)15th August 20032003/384
Section 5(1) (partially)12th February 20042003/602 (as amended by 2004/45)
Section 5(1) (remainder)31st March 20042003/602 (as amended by 2004/45)
Section 5(2) to (6)1st January 20042003/602
Section 612th February 20042003/602
Section 7(8)1st January 20042003/602
Section 7 (remainder)12th February 20042003/602
Section 81st January 20042003/602
Sections 9 and 1012th February 20042003/602
Section 11 to 1415th August 20032003/384
Section 15 and 161st June 20032003/219
Section 17 (partially)31st May 20032003/219
Section 17 (partially)1st June 20032003/219
Section 17 (partially)15th August 20032003/348
Section 17 (partially)6th February 20042003/602
Schedule 35th July 20032003/348
Schedule 4–
Paragraphs 2, 4(a) and (b), 6, 10, 13, 17(b)(i) and (ii)31st May 20032003/219
Paragraph 17(c)(ii)1st June 20032003/219
Paragraphs 1, 3(b), 4(e), 7, 9, 12, 15(b) and 17(b)(iii)15th August 20032003/348
Paragraph 5(15)6th February 20042003/602