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The Scotland Act 1998 (Commencement) Order 1998

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Article 2(2)

SCHEDULE 3PROVISIONS OF THE ACT WHICH COME INTO FORCE ON 6TH MAY 1999

Column 1Column 2Column 3
Provisions of the ActSubject matterPurpose
Sections 19 to 22Presiding Officer, administration and proceedings
Section 23Power to call for witnesses and documentsOnly for the purpose of enabling the Parliament to require any member of the Scottish Executive or his staff to attend its proceedings for the purpose of giving evidence or to produce documents in his custody or under his control
Sections 24 to 26Witnesses and documents: notice, offences and general
Section 30Legislative competence: supplementary
Section 38(1), (2), (4) to (6)Letters Patent and proclamations
Sections 40 to 43Legal issues
Sections 44 to 47, except section 44(1)(c)The Scottish Executive, First Minister and Ministers
Section 48(1)Appointment and removal of the Scottish Law OfficersOnly for the purpose of enabling the First Minister to recommend the appointment of the Lord Advocate and Solicitor General for Scotland to take effect from a date not earlier than 20th May 1999
Sections 49 to 51Junior Scottish Ministers, validity of acts of Scottish Ministers and the Civil Service
Section 52Exercise of functionsFor all purposes except so far as relating to the Lord Advocate
Section 57(2)Community law and Convention rights
Section 58Power to prevent or require action
Sections 59 and 60Property and liabilities of, and transfers to, the Scottish Ministers
Section 61(4)Rights and liabilities of the First Minister
Section 63Power to transfer functionsOnly for the purpose of enabling subordinate legislation to be made to come into force not earlier than 1st July 1999
Section 69The Auditor General for Scotland
Part IVThe tax-varying power
Sections 81 to 85Remuneration of, and other provisions about, members of the Scottish Parliament and Executive
Section 89Power to adapt etc. cross- border public authoritiesOnly for the purpose of enabling subordinate legislation to be made to come into force not earlier than 1st July 1999
Section 92Queen’s Printer for Scotland
Section 93Agency arrangementsOnly for the purpose of enabling subordinate legislation to be made to come into force not earlier than 1st July 1999
Section 96Provision of information to the Treasury
Section 97Assistance for opposition parties
Sections 98 to 100 and 103Juridical
Sections 108 to 111Supplementary powers
Section 123Stamp DutyFor all purposes except so far as relating to the Lord Advocate
Section 125Amendments and repealsOnly for the purpose of bringing into force the provisions of Schedule 8 specified in column 1 below
Schedule 2Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body
Schedule 3Standing orders: further provision
Schedule 5Reserved matters
Schedule 6Devolution issues
In Schedule 8, paragraphs 13, 14, 18, 24, 25, 26, 28, 30, 31 and 33

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