24Ancillary provision

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

(2)An order under this section may modify any enactment, instrument or document.


(1)Any power conferred by this Act on the Scottish Ministers to make an order—

(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 under section 24 is, subject to subsection (3), subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the Scottish Parliament.

(3)An order containing provisions which add to, replace or omit any part of the text of an Act is not to be made unless a draft of the statutory instrument containing the order has been laid before, and approved by resolution of, the Parliament.

26Short title and commencement

(1)This Act may be cited as the Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2009.

(2)This section and sections 24 and 25 come into force on Royal Assent.

(3)The remaining provisions of this Act come into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may by order appoint