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Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Act 2020

Part 3: Final Provisions

99.Section 17 (Ancillary provision) allows the Scottish Ministers to make any incidental, supplementary, consequential, transitional, transitory or saving provision appropriate for the purposes of, or in connection with, or for giving full effect to this Act. Section 18 (Commencement) confirms that the provisions within sections 1, 4, 5, 6, 14, 17 and 19 within the Act will come into force on the day after Royal Assent. Section 19 provides that the short title of the Act is ‘The Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Act 2020’.

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