11Power to make supplementary etc. provision and modifications

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

(2)The power in subsection (1) includes power to make provision in consequence of, or in connection with—

(a)any provision made, or proposed to be made, in an Act of the Scottish Parliament for the holding of an independence referendum,

(b)any modification, or proposed modification, of any enactment relating to the registration of electors for the purposes of local government elections in Scotland.

(3)An order under subsection (1) may—

(a)modify any enactment (including this Act),

(b)apply any provision of any enactment (either with or without modifications),

(c)include supplementary, incidental, consequential, transitory or transitional provision or savings.

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


(1)In this Act—

(2)In this Act, a reference to a provision of the 1983 Act that is applied for the purposes of this Act by virtue of section 6(1) is a reference to that provision as so applied.


(1)This Act comes into force on the day after Royal Assent.

(2)Despite subsection (1), no application for registration in the register of young voters may be made before 1 October 2013.


This Act ceases to have effect on 1 January 2015.

15Short title

The short title of this Act is the Scottish Independence Referendum (Franchise) Act 2013.