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Scotland Act 2016

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51Functions exercisable within devolved competence: consumer advocacy and advice

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(1)The Scotland Act 1998 (“the 1998 Act”) has effect, in relation to any function so far as exercisable within devolved competence by virtue of a provision of section 50, as if references to a “pre-commencement enactment” were to—

(a)an Act passed before or in the same session as the relevant date,

(b)any other enactment made before the relevant date,

(c)subordinate legislation under section 106 of the 1998 Act, to the extent that the legislation states that it is to be treated as a pre-commencement enactment,

but did not include the 1998 Act or this Act (or any amendment made by either of those Acts) or, subject to paragraph (c), an enactment comprised in subordinate legislation under either of those Acts.

(2)In this section—

(a)expressions used in the 1998 Act have the same meaning as in that Act;

(b)the relevant date is the date on which section 50 comes into force.

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