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Transport (Scotland) Act 2019

Commencement – section 130

571.This section makes provision in relation to the commencement of the Act. By virtue of section 128(6), commencement regulations made by the Scottish Ministers are subject to the “laid only” procedure. The sections on commencement, regulations and the short title commence automatically on the day after the Act receives Royal Assent. The other substantive provisions will come into force in accordance with regulations made by the Scottish Ministers.

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