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Water Resources (Scotland) Act 2013

Section 56 – Commencement

94.This section makes provision as to the commencement of the Act. Section 52 (which also introduces schedule 3) and sections 54 to 57 come into force on the day after Royal Assent. All other provisions are to come into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may, by order, appoint. Any such order may include transitional, transitory or saving provision.

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