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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2006 No. 168 (C.17)

CRIMINAL LAW

The Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003 (Commencement No. 8) Order 2006

Made

22nd March 2006

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

1.  This Order may be cited as the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003 (Commencement No. 8) Order 2006.

Commencement

2.  Section 70(2), (5) and (6) and (8) (but only for the purpose of inserting section 124A into the Police Act 1997(2)) of the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003 shall come into force on 1st April 2006.

CATHY JAMIESON

A member of the Scottish Executive

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

22nd March 2006

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order brings into force on 1st April 2006 section 70(2), (5) and (6) and (8) (partially) of the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003.

The provisions commenced amend Part 5 of the Police Act 1997 (c. 50) (“the 1997 Act”) in connection with the provision of criminal record and enhanced criminal record certificates.

Section 70(2) inserts a new section 120A into the 1997 Act. The new section 120A falls to be amended by sections 165(2) and 166(1) of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (c. 15) and by paragraph 9 of Schedule 14 to that Act. These provisions will also be brought into force on 1st April 2006, by virtue of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (Commencement No. 2) (Scotland) Order 2006(3).

Section 70(5) inserts a new section 119A into the 1997 Act, which similarly falls to be amended by the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005, section 163(3) and paragraph 5 of Schedule 14. These amending provisions will be brought into force on 1st April 2006, by virtue of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (Commencement No. 2) (Scotland) Order 2006.

Section 70(6) amends section 120 of the 1997 Act.

Section 70(8) is brought into force for the limited purpose of inserting section 124A into the 1997 Act.

Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

(This note is not part of the Order)

The following provisions of the 2003 Act have been, or are to be, brought into force by commencement order made before the date of this Order:–

ProvisionDate of CommencementS.S.I. No.
Sections 2(b), 3, 19, 20, 22 to 25, 27 to 29, 31, 33 to 38, 39, 42, 43 to 50, 52 to 59, 61 to 69, 70(1), (3), (4) and (7), 71 to 74, 76, 78 to 82, 85 (partially) and 86, schedule 2, schedule 4, paragraphs 1, 2, 3(1), (3) and 5, and schedule 527th June 20032003/288
Sections 51 and 6027th October 20032003/475
Section 21(1) to (8) and (11) (partially)3rd November 20032003/475
Sections 14, 15 and 18, section 85 (partially), Schedule 4, paragraph 325th November 20032003/475
Sections 26 and 301st December 20032003/475
Sections 4 to 6 and 11 to 131st January 20042003/475
Section 4012th January 20042003/475
Section 21(9) and (10)10th June 20042004/240
Section 7525th June 20042004/240
Sections 16 and 171st November 20042004/451
Sections 2(a), 7 to 10, 41 and schedule 1, paragraph 1(3)(b)4th October 20052005/433
Section 322nd April 20062006/85

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