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Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1985

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60 Citation, transitional provisions, commencement and extent.S

(1)This Act may be cited as the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1985.

(2)Schedule 3 to this Act shall have effect for the purpose of making transitional provision.

(3)This Act shall come into force as follows—

(a)sections 26 to 29, 54, this section, paragraphs 28 to 30 and 32 of Schedule 2 and so much of section 59(1) as relates to these paragraphs, when it is passed;

(b)sections 14, 15, 18, 19 and 36 and paragraphs 8, 12, 13 and 24 of Schedule 2 and so much of section 59(1) as relates to these paragraphs, on such day as the Lord Advocate may be order appoint;

(c)sections 35 and 50, on such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint; and

(d)the remaining provisions, at the end of the period of two months beginning with the day on which it is passed.

(4)Different days may be appointed under subsection (3)(b) and (c) above for the different provisions specified therein.

(5)An order under this section shall be made by statutory instrument.

(6)This act applies to Scotland only.

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C1Power of appointment conferred by s. 60(3)(b) fully exercised: S.I. 1985/2055, 1986/1945, 1988/1819

C2Power of appointment conferred by s. 60(3)(c) fully exercised by S.I. 1985/1908 (1.2.1986 appointed day for s. 50 under S.I. 1985/1908)

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