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Part 5 SFinal provisions

76Ancillary provisionS

(1)The Scottish Ministers may by order make—

(a)such supplementary, incidental or consequential provision, or

(b)such transitional, transitory or saving provision,

as they consider appropriate for the purposes of, or in consequence of, or for giving full effect to, any provision made by virtue of this Act.

(2)An order under subsection (1) may modify any enactment, instrument or document.

77Minor and consequential amendments and repealsS

(1)Schedule 1 contains minor and consequential amendments.

(2)The enactments mentioned in the first column in schedule 2 are repealed to the extent specified in the second column.

Commencement Information

I1S. 77 in force at 29.10.2008 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2008/314, art. 2

I2S. 77(1) in force at 30.6.2007 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2007/334, art. 2(a), Sch. 1

I3S. 77(1)(2) in force at 5.10.2007 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2007/334, art. 2(b), Sch. 2


(1)Any power of the Scottish Ministers under this Act to make an order is exercisable by statutory instrument.

(2)Any such power includes power to make different provision for different purposes.

(3)Subject to subsection (4), a statutory instrument containing an order (other than an order made under section 79(3)) made under this Act is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the Scottish Parliament.

(4)A statutory instrument containing an order made under section 76 containing provisions which add to, replace or omit any part of the text of this or any other Act may not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, the Scottish Parliament.


(1)This Part (other than section 77) comes into force on Royal Assent.

(2)Sections 64, 69 and 70 come into force on the day after Royal Assent.

(3)Section 77, and the provisions of Parts 1 to 4 (except sections 64, 69 and 70), come into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may by order appoint.

(4)Such an order may also make such transitional, transitory or saving provision as the Scottish Ministers consider appropriate.

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1S. 79(3)(4): power partly exercised: 5.10.2007 appointed for specified provisions by {S.S.I. 2007/334}, art. 2

80Short titleS

This Act may be cited as the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007.