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The Local Government (Application of Enactments) (Scotland) Order 1995

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1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Local Government (Application of Enactments) (Scotland) Order 1995 and shall come into force on 6th April 1995.

(2) In this Order, “new local authority” means a council in respect of which an ordinary election of councillors is to take place on 6th April 1995 in terms of section 5(2) of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994.

Application of enactments

2.  In the period prior to 1st April 1996, the provisions specified in column 1 of the Schedule to this Order shall apply to a new local authority as they apply to a local authority subject, where specified, to the modifications in column 2 of the Schedule.

George Kynoch

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Scottish Office

St Andrew’s House,


14th March 1995

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