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The Crime and Punishment (Scotland) Act 1997 (Commencement and Transitional Provisions) Order 1997

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Provisions of the ActSubject matterPurpose
Section 12Sentence calculation where remand spent in hospital
Section 14Increase in maximum penalty for certain sexual offences
Section 17Right of appeal
Section 20Transfer of rights of appeal of deceased personOnly for the purpose of inserting sections 303A (1) and (2) and (4) to (6) after section 303 of the 1995 Act.
Section 21Increased rights of appeal of prosecutor
Section 23Appeals against orders under section 49 of the 1995 Act
Section 24Suspension of certain sentences pending determination of appealOnly for the purpose of inserting sections 121A(1) to (3) and (4)(a) to (c) and 193A(1) to (3) and (4)(a) to (c) into the 1995 Act.
Sections 26-32Evidential provisions
Section 47(1)(a), (b) and (d) and (2) to (5)Record of evidence taken from external parts of body
Section 55Liberation of child by police
Section 56Powers of court on remand or committal of children and young persons
Section 57Precognitions
Section 58Information concerning jurors
Section 59Certification of previous convictions in criminal proceedings
Section 60Grants for forensic medical services
Section 61Confiscation of alcohol from persons under 18
Section 62Amendments and repealsOnly for the purpose of bringing into force the provisions of Schedules 1 and 3 specified or referred to in column 1 below.
Section 63(1)(a)(iii), and (c) and (2)Financial provisions
Section 64Interpretation
Section 65(1), (5) and (7)Short title commencement and extent
In Schedule 1, paragraphs 2, 6, 8, 9(1), (3)(b),(4) to (6) and (10) to (14), 10(1) and (2)(b), 11, 12(1) and (7), 16, 17, 18(1), (2)(b), (3) to (8), 19, 20, 21(1), (2), (4) and (9) to (15), (17), (19) to (22), (30), (32) and (34)(b)Amendment of Enactments
In Schedule 3, the repeals specified in the Table belowRepeals


ChapterShort TitleExtent of Repeals
1967 c. 77.The Police (Scotland) Act 1967Section 6(2).
1968 c. 49.The Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968In section 27(1)(b), the word “and” where it appears after subparagraph (iv).
1976 c. 67.The Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 1976The whole Act.
1993 c. 24.The Video Recordings Act 1993Section 5.
1995 c. 20.The Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 1995Section 66.
1995 c. 25.The Environment Act 1995In Schedule 22, paragraph 35.
1995 c. 36.The Children (Scotland) Act 1995In Schedule 4, paragraph 35(6).
1995 c. 40.The Criminal Procedure (Consequential Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1995In Part II of Schedule 2, the entry relating to section 1(1) of the Protection of Animals (Scotland) Act 1912.
In Schedule 4, paragraphs 6(4)(a) and (d), 16, 50(7)(b) and 53(3).
1995 c. 46.The Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995In section 19(4)(b), the words “, print or impression”.
In section 74(4), the word “and” after paragraph (a).
In section 81(6), the word “, signed”.
In section 85(1), the words from “but” to the end.
Section 101(5).
In section 104(1)(b), the word “additional”.
In section 118(4)(b), the word “additional”.
Section 140(3).
In section 141(3), the words “signed by the prosecutor and”.
Section 154. In section 179(2), the word “additional”.
In section 182(5)(b), the word “additional”.
In section 189(1)(b), the word “additional”.
In section 204(2), the words from “and” to the end.
In section 234A, subsection (5).

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