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Local Electoral Administration Act 2011

Part 3 – General

17.This Part sets out powers for the Scottish Ministers to make ancillary provision and provides for the commencement of the Act. It also gives the short title of the Act.

18.Section 20 confers on Ministers a power to make by order further provisions to support the implementation of the Act or to ensure a smooth transition from the current law to that in the Act.

19.Section 21 of the Act provides for Ministers to make an order specifying that the Act will come into force on a day or days determined by them.

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