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The Scotland Act 2016 (Commencement No. 6) Regulations 2017

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Provisions coming into force on 18th May 2017

2.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), the following provisions of Part 1 of the Scotland Act 2016 (constitutional arrangements) come into force on 18th May 2017—

(a)section 3 (elections);

(b)section 4 (power to make provision about elections);

(c)section 5 (timing of elections);

(d)section 6 (electoral registration: the digital service);

(e)section 7 (expenditure in connection with elections);

(f)section 8 (review of electoral boundaries by the Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland);

(g)section 9 (functions exercisable within devolved competence: elections);

(h)section 10 (minor and consequential amendments: elections etc);

(i)section 11 (super-majority requirement for certain legislation); and

(j)section 12 (scope to modify the Scotland Act 1998).

(2) Section 9 comes into force immediately after sections 3 to 8 and 10 to 12.

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