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Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 58 -  Short title and Commencement

110.Section 58 makes provision for the short title of the Act. It provides that the Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives Royal Assent except for Parts 2 (Scottish Statutory Instruments), Part 4 (Special Parliamentary Procedure), Part 5 (Laying of Documents other than SSIs) and section 55(3) (revocation of the SI Order). These provisions are to be brought into force on a day or days appointed by Scottish Ministers.

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