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Council of the Law Society of Scotland Act 2003

Section 3: Short title and commencement

28.The Act comes into force one month after Royal Assent. This period will enable the Council to prepare arrangements for the delegation of their functions. It is also intended that the Council will prepare appropriate amendments to the scheme for the constitution of the Council to give effect to the provisions of the Act which will be submitted for approval by the members at the next general meeting of the Society following the coming into force of the Act.

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