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Mortgage Rights (Scotland) Act 2001

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Sections 5 to 7

20.These sections contain formal provisions about Crown application, inter­pretation, short title and commencement. Under section 7, the Act is to come into force on a day specified by the Scottish Ministers by way of statutory instrument. The commencement order may include transitional, transitory and savings provisions.

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