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Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006


Section 46: Short title and commencement

64.Section 46 contains power to make commencement orders (which are not subject to any parliamentary procedure) to bring the Act into effect. Statutory instruments containing orders made under section 44 will be subject to negative resolution procedure unless they modify primary legislation, in which case they will be subject to affirmative procedure in the Parliament.

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