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Scottish Independence Referendum Act 2013

Final provisions

298.Section 35 introduces schedule 8, which contains the definitions of words and expressions used in the Act.

299.Section 36 confirms that the Act comes into force the day after receiving Royal Assent.

300.Section 37 confirms the short title of the Act: the Scottish Independence Referendum Act 2013.

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