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Carers (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 45 - Commencement

129.Subsection (1) provides that this section and sections 41 to 43 and 46 come into force on the day after Royal Assent. The remainder of the Act comes into force on the day or days appointed by the Scottish Ministers in regulations made under subsection (2). Subsection (4) provides that commencement regulations may also include transitional, transitory or saving provision. Such regulations will be subject to no parliamentary procedure, as is normal for subordinate legislation commencing Acts of the Scottish Parliament (see section 42(4)).

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