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Housing (Scotland) Act 2014


216.Section 104 allows the Scottish Ministers by order to set different dates to commence different provisions of the Act (such an order may include transitional, transitory or saving provision as they consider necessary or expedient). It also specifies that section 1(1) (abolition of right to buy) may not come into force until a period of at least two years has passed, starting from the day of Royal Assent and that section 93 comes into force at the end of the period of two months beginning with the day of Royal Assent.

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