Commentary on Sections

Part 3 – General

65.Section 8 brings into effect the minor and consequential amendments contained in schedule 1 (relating to the 1980 Act and to the 2000 Act) and the repeals contained in schedule 2 (relating to the 1980 Act, the 2000 Act, and the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002). Section 9 allows the Scottish Ministers to bring the Act into force by order made by statutory instrument and allows for transitional provisions and savings to be made in that order.