In this Act—

20Ancillary provision

(1)The Scottish Ministers may by regulations make such incidental, supplemental, consequential, transitional, transitory or saving provision as they consider necessary or expedient for the purposes of, in consequence of, or for giving full effect to, any provision of this Act.

(2)The power in subsection (1) includes power to make provision in consequence of, or in connection with, any modification or proposed modification of any enactment relating to the registration of electors.

(3)Regulations under subsection (1) may—

(a)make different provision for different purposes,

(b)modify any enactment, including this Act.

(4)Regulations under subsection (1) are—

(a)subject to the affirmative procedure if they add to, replace or omit any part of the text of an Act,

(b)otherwise subject to the negative procedure.


This Act comes into force on the day after Royal Assent.

22Short title

The short title of this Act is the Scottish Elections (Reduction of Voting Age) Act 2015.