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Criminal Procedure (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2002

Section 2 Short title and commencement

9.This section sets out the title by which the Act may be cited once it has been enacted. Section 1 of the Act will come into force on the day after Royal Assent.

Parliamentary History

10.The Bill for the Act was introduced in the Scottish Parliament on 25 February 2002. On 27 February 2002 the Parliament agreed that the Bill be treated as an Emergency Bill. Stages 1, 2 and 3 were completed on that day (Official Report: cols 9701-9717 and 9733-9741).

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