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Education (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 33: Commencement

178.This section provides for Part 4 of the Act (other than section 30 (defining the “1980 Act”)) to come into force the day following Royal Assent, with the remaining sections of the Act being commenced by regulations made by the Scottish Ministers. Regulations made under subsection (2) may include transitional, transitory or saving provisions and appoint different days for different purposes.

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