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Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Act 2000

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Part 7 .General and Miscellaneous Provisions Relating to Parts 1 to 6
Section 36 Repeals

97.This section deals with the repeals, details of which are set out in schedule 4.  The repeal of section 39, which defines “pecuniary interest”, of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 does not extend to that section as it has effect for the purposes of section 68(1) of that Act which governs the disclosure of pecuniary interests by local government officers.  Section 39 is repealed in all other regards.

Section 37 Citation, commencement and transitional provision

98.This section makes provision as to citation, commencement and transitional provisions.  The Act will come into force on a day (or different days) specified by Scottish Ministers by order made by statutory instrument.  Scottish Ministers may make transitional arrangements if they consider it necessary or expedient to do so.

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