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The Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011 (Commencement No. 2) Order 2012

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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2012 No. 247 (C. 21)

Registers And Records

The Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011 (Commencement No. 2) Order 2012

Made

5th September 2012

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

7th September 2012

Coming into force

1st January 2013

The Scottish Ministers make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 16(1) of the Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011(1).

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011 (Commencement No. 2) Order 2012 and comes into force on 1st January 2013.

Appointed day

2.  1st January 2013 is the appointed day for Parts 1 and 2 of the Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011 to come into force, in so far as they are not then in force.

FIONA HYSLOP

A member of the Scottish Government

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

5th September 2012

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order brings into force on 1st January 2013 all the provisions of Parts 1 and 2 of the Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011 (“the Act”) which are not already in force.

The Act received Royal Assent on 20th April 2011 and Part 3 of the Act came into force on that day.

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 a commencement order made before the date of this Order:

Provision

Date of Commencement

Instrument No.

sections 1(4) to (6), 2, 3, 8(1) and (2), 1324th February 2012S.S.I. 2012/21
schedule24th February 2012S.S.I. 2012/21 (as amended by S.S.I. 2012/42)

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