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PART 4Final Provisions

25Transitional

(1)The Clerk appointed under the 1846 Act who was serving immediately before this Act receives Royal Assent is to continue as Clerk until replaced by the Commission.

(2)Where this Act requires the giving of notice to a heritor at a time before the Register of Heritors has been prepared in accordance with section 16, the Commission is to give the notice to the person who, after reasonable enquiry, it believes to be the heritor.

26Repeal of the 1846 Act

The 1846 Act is repealed.

27Interpretation

In this Act—

28Commencement

(1)This Act, except for section 2, comes into force on the day after Royal Assent.

(2)Section 2 comes into force at the end of the period of three months beginning with the day of Royal Assent.

29Short title

The short title of this Act is the Pow of Inchaffray Drainage Commission (Scotland) Act 2019.