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Part 6 SMiscellaneous and general

55Consequential revocation of transitional OrdersS

(1)The day appointed for the purposes of article 8 of the Scotland Act 1998 (Transitory and Transitional Provisions) (Publication and Interpretation etc. of Acts of the Scottish Parliament) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/1379) as the day on which the Order ceases to have effect is the day on which Part 1 comes into force.

(2)Despite its ceasing to have effect on the day appointed by subsection (1), the Order is to continue to apply on and after that day as it applied before that day [F1(but subject to the modifications in subsections (2A) and (2B))] in relation to—

(a)Acts of the Scottish Parliament the Bills for which received Royal Assent before that day,

(b)Orders in Council, orders, rules, regulations, schemes, warrants, byelaws and other instruments made under an Act of the Scottish Parliament before that day, and

(c)deeds, documents and other instruments made before that day.

[F2(2A)The modification is that in article 2(1) (interpretation) the definition of “enactment” is to be read as if the words “(as that section had effect immediately before 4 June 2010) and includes any retained direct EU legislation” were inserted after “1998”.]

[F2(2B)The modifications are that Schedule 2 (general definitions) is to be read as if—

(a)there were inserted after the title of the Schedule—

Definitions,

(b)in the fourth entry, the words from “The” to “prescribed by that Act;” were omitted,

(c)the definitions of “EEA agreement” and “EEA state” were omitted, and

(d)there were inserted at the end—

Definitions relating to EU exit

Definitions relating to the EU

(3)Articles 1 to 3 and 4(6) of the Scotland Act 1998 (Transitory and Transitional Provisions) (Statutory Instruments) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/1096) are revoked.

(4)The day appointed for the purposes of article 4(6) of the Scotland Act 1998 (Transitory and Transitional Provisions) (Statutory Instruments) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/1096) as the day on which articles 4(1) to (5) and 5 to 15 of the Order cease to have effect is the day on which Part 2 comes into force.

(5)The day appointed for the purposes of article 2 of the Scotland Act 1998 (Transitory and Transitional Provisions) (Orders subject to Special Parliamentary Procedure) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/1593) as the day on which that Order ceases to have effect is the day on which Part 4 comes into force.

Textual Amendments

F1Words in s. 55(2) inserted (22.3.2019 for specified purposes and otherwise on IP completion day) by The European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (Consequential Modifications and Repeals and Revocations) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (S.I. 2019/628), reg. 1(2)(b)(3), 4(5)(a); 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2020/1447, regs. 1(3), 6)

Commencement Information

I1S. 55 partly in force; s. 55(1)(2)(4)(5) in force at 4.6.2010 see s. 58(2)(3)

I2S. 55(3) in force at 6.4.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/17, art. 3(d)

56OrdersS

The power to make an order under any provision of this Act (other than section 28) includes power to make such transitional, transitory or saving provision as the Scottish Ministers consider necessary or expedient.

57Ancillary provisionS

(1)The Scottish Ministers may by order make such supplementary, incidental or consequential provision as they consider appropriate for the purpose of, in consequence of, or for giving full effect to, any provision of this Act.

(2)The Scottish Ministers may by order make such provision as they consider necessary or expedient for transitional, transitory or saving purposes in connection with the coming into force of any provision of this Act.

(3)An order under subsection (1) or (2) may modify any enactment.

(4)An order under subsection (1) is subject to the affirmative procedure.

(5)An order under subsection (2) is subject to the negative procedure.

58Short title and commencementS

(1)This Act may be cited as the Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010.

(2)Except as mentioned in subsection (3), this Act comes into force at the beginning of the day after the day on which the Bill for the Act receives Royal Assent.

(3)Parts 2, 4 and 5, and, in Part 6, section 55(3) come into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may by order made by statutory instrument appoint.