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Aquaculture and Fisheries (Scotland) Act 2013

Part Six – General

Section 62 - Subordinate legislation

180.Section 62 sets out the arrangements for subordinate legislation under the Act.

Section 63 - Interpretation

181.Section 63 defines terms that are used frequently in the Act.

Section 64 - Ancillary provision

182.Section 64 provides ancillary order making powers for Scottish Ministers to make consequential, supplemental, incidental, transitional, transitory or saving provisions for the purpose of giving full effect to the Act.

Section 65 - Crown application

183.Section 65 deals with the application of the Act to the Crown.

Section 66 - Commencement

184.Section 66 deals with commencement. The majority of the Act’s provisions come into force in accordance with orders made by the Scottish Ministers under subsection (2), with some (non-substantive) provisions coming into effect the day after the Act receives Royal Assent.

Section 67 - Short title

185.Section 67 deals with the short title.

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