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The Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000 (Commencement) Order 2000

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2.—(1) 19th January 2000 is the day appointed for the coming into force of the following provisions of the Act, namely–

(a)section 27 (orders and directions);

(b)section 28 (transitional, transitory and saving provision); and

(c)section 29 (interpretation).

(2) 1st February 2000 is the day appointed for the coming into force of each provision of the Act specified in column 1 of the Schedule to this Order (and the subject matter of which is described in column 2 of the Schedule), but where a particular purpose is specified in column 3 of the Schedule in relation to any provision, that provision shall come into force on that day only for that purpose.

(3) 1st April 2000 is the day appointed for the coming into force of all the provisions of the Act, so far as not then in force, except sections 1 to 3, 4(2) to (5) and 7 (which are provisions relating to authorisation of the use of resources).

(4) 1st April 2001 is the day appointed for the coming into force of sections 1 to 3, 4(2) to (5) and 7 of the Act.

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