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Social Security (Scotland) Act 2018


143.Section 99 provides that, apart from Part 7, the Act’s provisions will come into force as provided for in commencement regulations, and that such regulations may include transitional, transitory or saving provision. Part 7 comes into force on the day after the Bill for the Act received Royal Assent (i.e. 1 June 2018, meaning Part 7 came into force on 2 June 2018).

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