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39 Short title, commencement, construction, savings and extent.S

(1)This Act may be cited as the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1975.

(2)This Act (except this section) shall come into operation on such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint, and different days may be appointed under this subsection for different provisions of this Act or for different purposes, or for the purposes of the same provision in relation to different cases.

(3)Any reference in this Act to the commencement of any provision thereof shall be construed as a reference to the day when that provision comes into force.

(4)Any reference in this Act to any other enactment shall be construed as referring to that enactment as amended by or under any other enactment, including this Act.

(5)Any proceedings pending before a valuation appeal committee or the Lands Valuation Appeal Court before the commencement of this Act may be continued as if they had been brought by virtue of this Act.

(6)This Act, except paragraph 5 of Schedule 3 and except in so far as it relates to the M1House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 and the M2Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975, extends to Scotland only.

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C1Power of appointment conferred by s. 39(2) fully exercised: S.I. 1975/824, 1055

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