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PART 1 SMain provisions

Key expressionS

1Meaning of “coronavirus”S

In this Act, “coronavirus” means severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).

Eviction from dwelling-housesS

2Eviction from dwelling-housesS

Schedule 1 contains temporary modifications to the law in relation to the eviction of tenants from dwelling-houses.

Protection for debtorsS

3Temporary extension of moratoriums on diligenceS

Schedule 2 contains provision for a temporary extension of certain moratoriums on diligence provided for in Part 15 of the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016.

Children and vulnerable adultsS

4Children and vulnerable adultsS

Schedule 3 contains temporary modifications to the law in relation to children and vulnerable adults.

Commencement Information

I1S. 4 in force 7.4.2020 except so far as relates to Sch. 3 para. 11(1), see s. 17(1)(2)

JusticeS

5JusticeS

Schedule 4 contains temporary modifications to the law in relation to the justice system.

Alcohol licensingS

6Alcohol licensingS

Schedule 5 contains temporary modifications to the law in relation to alcohol licensing.

Public bodiesS

7Functioning of public bodiesS

Schedule 6 makes provision in relation to the functions of public bodies including temporary modifications of legislation.

Other measures in response to coronavirusS

8Other measures in response to coronavirusS

Schedule 7 contains other temporary measures in response to coronavirus.

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