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Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 3 - Commencement of Acts of the Scottish Parliament and Scottish instruments: time

21.This section applies where an ASP or Scottish instrument (or, by virtue of section 1(6) and (7), a provision of an ASP or instrument) specifies the day on which it is to come into force. The Act, instrument or provision comes into force at the beginning of the day.

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