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The Police, Public Order and Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2006 (Commencement No. 3, Transitional and Savings Provisions) Order 2007

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3.—(1) The following provisions of the Act shall come into force on 25th February 2007–

(a)section 84 (testing of arrested persons for Class A drugs), only for the purpose of commencing section 20B(3) of the 1995 Act; and

(b)section 90 (interpretation of sections 85 to 88), so far as not already in force.

(2) Sections 91 to 97 (offenders assisting investigations and prosecutions and conditional immunity from prosecution) of the Act shall come into force on 1st March 2007.

(3) Subject to paragraph (4), and with the exception of sections 3(2)(d) and (8), 82 and schedule 1, paragraph 14(2), all the provisions of the Act, so far as not then in force, shall come into force, for all purposes, on 1st April 2007.

(4) The following provisions of the Act shall come into force on 12th June 2007–

(a)section 84 (testing of arrested persons for Class A drugs), so far as not already in force;

(b)section 85(1) and (2) (assessment following positive test under section 20A of the 1995 Act); and

(c)sections 86 to 88 (requirements under section 85: supplementary, date, time and place of assessment, failure to comply with requirements under sections 85 and 86).

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