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Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020


15.Section 15 requires the Scottish Ministers to keep the necessity of the provisions in Part 1 of the Act under review, and to report every two months on their assessment of that necessity, on the status of the provisions of the Act, and on the use of the powers in the Act.

16.Section 16 gives the Scottish Minister the power, by regulations, to make ancillary provision for the purposes of, or in connection with, giving full effect to the Act.

17.Section 17 sets out how the Act will be commenced. With one exception, the Act comes into force on the day after Royal Assent.

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