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Commencement and short titleS


(1)This section and section 4 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) bringing section 1 into force may amend section 1(1A) of the Prisoners and Criminal Proceedings (Scotland) Act 1993 so that, instead of referring to the day on which section 1 comes into force, it specifies the date on which section 1 actually comes into force.

4Short titleS

The short title of this Act is the Prisoners (Control of Release) (Scotland) Act 2015.