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Scottish Board of Health Act 1919

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9Short title, commencement, extent, repeal, interpretation.

(1)This Act may be cited as the Scottish Board of Health Act, 1919, and shall come into operation upon such day or days as may be appointed by Order in Council, and different days may be appointed for different purposes and provisions of this Act:

Provided that the latest day for the transfer of powers to the Board under subsection (1) of section four shall not be later than one year from the passing of this Act.

(2)This Act shall extend to Scotland only.

(3)The enactments mentioned in the Second Schedule to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that schedule.

(4)In this Act the expression "Government department" includes the Scottish Insurance Commissioners, the Highlands and Islands (Medical Service) Board, and any other public department, and any Minister of the Crown acting as the head of a Government department. The expression " law agent" has the same meaning as in the Law Agents (Scotland) Act, 1873.

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