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The Crime and Punishment (Scotland) Act 1997 (Commencement No.2 and Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Order 1997

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Article 4

SCHEDULE 2The provisions of Parts I, II, III and VI of the Act which come into force on 1st January 1998

Column 1Column 2Column 3
Provision of ActSubject matterPurpose
Section 6Disposal in cases of mentally disordered offenders
Section 7Effect of hospital direction
Section 8Remand of persons suffering from mental disorder to private hospital
Section 9Power to specify hospital unit
Section 10Medical evidence in relation to mentally disordered offenders
Section 11Increase in maximum period of interim hospital orders
Section 15Driving disqualifications
Section 22Appeal by prosecutor against hospital orders etc
Section 42Testing of prisoners for alcohol
Section 43Medical services in prisons
Section 44Unlawful disclosure of information
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.
In Schedule 1, paragraphs 9(2), (3)(a), (8), (9), (15) and (16), 13(1), (2) and (4), 15, 21(5) to (8) and (35)Amendments
In Schedule 3, the repeals specified in the Table belowRepeals


Column 1Column 2Column 3
ChapterShort TitleExtent of Repeals
1984 c. 36The Mental Health (Scotland) Act 1984In section 65(2), the words after paragraph (b).
In section 70(1), the words “(not being a private hospital)”.
1989 c. 45The Prisons (Scotland) Act 1989In section 3(1), the words from “including” to the end.
1995 c. 46The Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995In section 53, in subsection (1), the words “subsection (2) below and”, and subsection (2). In section 63, subsection (1)(d) and in subsection (2)(b)(ii) the words “or (d)”.
In section 252(2), the word “and”, in the third place where it occurs.

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