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Final provisionsS

5Ancillary provisionS

(1)The Scottish Ministers may by order make such incidental, supplementary, consequential, transitional, transitory or saving provision as they consider appropriate for the purposes of, in connection with or for giving full effect to this Act.

(2)An order under subsection (1) may modify any enactment (including this Act).

(3)An order under subsection (1) is subject to the negative procedure, unless subsection (4) applies.

(4)An order under subsection (1) which adds to, replaces or omits the text of an Act is subject to the affirmative procedure.


(1)Section 5, this section and section 7 come into force on the day after Royal Assent.

(2)The other provisions of this Act come into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may by order appoint.

(3)An order under subsection (2) may include transitional, transitory or saving provision.

7Short titleS

The short title of this Act is the Legal Writings (Counterparts and Delivery) (Scotland) Act 2015.