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Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014

Section 31 - Commencement

103.Section 31 sets out the arrangements for commencement of the provisions of the Act. Sections 25 to 27 and sections 29 to 32 come into force on the day after Royal Assent. All other provisions will come into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may by order appoint. Subsection (3) provides that a commencement order may include transitional, transitory or saving provision.

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