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Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Act 2018

Section 27 – Commencement

52.This section makes provision in relation to the commencement of the Act. It should be noted that by virtue of section 24(4), commencement regulations made by the Scottish Ministers under section 27(3) are subject to the “laid only” procedure. Section 27(2) also indicates that Part 5 (review of operation of Act) commences automatically 2 months following Royal Assent.

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