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Social Care (Self-directed Support)(Scotland) Act 2013

Section 28 – Commencement

68.Section 28(1) provides for certain provisions of the Act to come into force on the day after Royal Assent. Subsection (2) gives power to Ministers to appoint a day for the coming into force of the other provisions of the Act. Subsection (3) provides that a commencement order may include transitory, transitional or saving provision.

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