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Part 5SGeneral

77Advice, services or activities to which Act does not applyS

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Textual Amendments

F1S. 77 repealed (1.10.2008) by Legal Services Act 2007 (c. 29), ss. 195(4), 210, 211, Sch. 23 (with ss. 29, 192, 193); S.I. 2008/1436, art. 3(a)(c) (with transitional provisions in art. 4)

78Ancillary provisionS

(1)The Scottish Ministers may by order make such incidental, supplemental, consequential, transitional, transitory or saving provision as they consider necessary or expedient for the purposes, or in consequence, of, or for giving full effect to, this Act or any provision of it.

[F2(1A)The Scottish Ministers may [F3by order] make such further provision as, having regard to the effect of the Legal Services Act 2007 so far as concerning the subject matter of Parts 1 and 2 of this Act (and applying in Scotland), they consider necessary or expedient in connection with this Act or any related provisions of the 1980 Act.]

(2)An order under this section may—

(a)make different provision for different purposes;

(b)modify any enactment, instrument or document.

79Regulations or ordersS

(1)Any power conferred by this Act on the Scottish Ministers to make orders or regulations—

(a)must be exercised by statutory instrument;

(b)may be exercised so as to make different provision for different purposes.

(2)A statutory instrument containing an order or regulations made under this Act (except an order made under section 26(1) or 82(2)) is, subject to subsection (3), subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the Parliament.

(3)A statutory instrument containing—

(a)an order under section 10(7) or 24(8);

(b)regulations under section 41(1);

(c)an order under—

(i)section 78(1)[F4or (1A)] containing provisions which add to, replace or omit any part of the text of an Act;

(ii)paragraph 2(7) of schedule 1,

is not to be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and approved by resolution of, the Parliament.


In this Act—

81Minor and consequential modificationsS

Schedule 5 makes—

(a)minor modifications;

(b)modifications consequential on the provisions of this Act.

Commencement Information

I1S. 81 wholly in force at 1.10.2008; s. 81 not in force at Royal Assent, see s. 82; s. 81 in force at 19.3.2007 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2007/140, art. 2(d); s. 81 in force at 23.11.2007 for further specified purposes by S.S.I. 2007/497, art. 2(c); s. 81 in force so far as not already commenced by S.S.I. 2008/311, art. 2(f)

82Short title and commencementS

(1)This Act may be cited as the Legal Profession and Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 2007.

(2)The provisions of this Act, except this section and sections 46, 79 and 80 come into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may by order appoint.

(3)Different days may be appointed under subsection (2) for different purposes.

Subordinate Legislation Made

P1S. 82 power exercised as follows:

8.2.2007 appointed for specified provisions by {S.S.I. 2007/57}, art. 2;

19.3.2007 appointed for specified provisions by {S.S.I. 2007/140}, art. 2;

30.7.2007 appointed for specified provisions by {S.S.I. 2007/335}, art. 2;

23.11.2007 appointed for specified provisions by {S.S.I. 2007/497}, art. 2;

1.10.2008 appointed for specified provisions by {S.S.I. 2008/311}, art. 2;

25.11.2010 appointed for specified provisions by {S.S.I. 2010/376}, art. 2