Part 5General


In this Act—

39Ancillary provision

(1)The Scottish Ministers may by order make such consequential, supplementary, incidental, 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)includes power to make different provision for different purposes.

(2)An order under section 39 containing provisions which add to, omit or replace any part of the text of an Act, may be made only if a draft of the statutory instrument containing the order has been laid before, and approved by resolution of, the Parliament.

(3)Any other statutory instrument containing an order (other than under section 41(3)) is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the Parliament.

41Short title and commencement

(1)This Act may be cited as the Private Rented Housing (Scotland) Act 2011.

(2)This Part comes into force at the beginning of the day following the day on which the Bill for this Act receives Royal Assent.

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

(4)An order under subsection (3) may include transitional, transitory or saving provision.