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UEFA European Championship (Scotland) Act 2020

Final provisions

Section 35: Commencement

78.This section sets out when provisions of the Act, once enacted, will come into force. The following “framework” provisions will come into force on the day after Royal Assent: sections 32 and 33 (on regulation-making powers); section 34 (on interpretation); section 35 (commencement); section 36 (on repeal); and section 37 (on the short title).

79.The sections listed in subsection (2) – on touting, trading, advertising and enforcement, including all substantive regulation-making powers under the Act – come into force on a day to be appointed by the Scottish Ministers in regulations.

80.The remainder of the Act, once enacted, comes into force after a period of two months following the day after Royal Assent.

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