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The Scottish Commission for Human Rights Act 2006 (Commencement No. 2) Order 2008

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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2008 No. 112 (C. 9)

HUMAN RIGHTS

The Scottish Commission for Human Rights Act 2006 (Commencement No. 2) Order 2008

Made

12th March 2008

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 12th day of March 2008

Present,

The Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council

This Order is made in exercise of the powers conferred by section 22(3) of the Scottish Commission for Human Rights Act 2006(1) and all other powers enabling Her Majesty to do so.

Accordingly, Her Majesty is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order as follows.

Citation

1.  This Order may be cited as the Scottish Commission for Human Rights Act 2006 (Commencement No. 2) Order 2008.

Appointed Day

2.  1st April 2008 is the appointed day for the coming into force, in so far as not already in force, of the provisions of the Scottish Commission for Human Rights Act 2006.

Judith Simpson

Clerk of the Privy Council

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order brings into force on 1st April 2008 the remaining provisions of the Scottish Commission for Human Rights Act 2006 (“the Act”). This is the second Commencement Order. From 1st April 2008 the Act will be in force for all purposes.

The previous Commencement Order (S.S.I. 2007/448) commenced section 1 of the Act so far as relating to paragraphs 1 to 15 of schedule 1 which made general provision about the Scottish Commission for Human Rights, as well as commencing those specific paragraphs of schedule 1. It also brought into force section 7 of the Act which provides for the laying of a strategic plan before the Scottish Parliament

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.S.I. No.
Section 1 (partially)8th November 20072007/448
Section 78th November 20072007/448
Schedule 1 (paragraphs 1 to 15)8th November 20072007/448

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