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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2018 No. 149 (C. 13)

Animals

The Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses (Scotland) Act 2018 (Commencement) Regulations 2018

Made

9th May 2018

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

11th May 2018

Coming into force

28th May 2018

The Scottish Ministers make the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 9(2) of the Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses (Scotland) Act 2018(1).

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses (Scotland) Act 2018 (Commencement) Regulations 2018 and come into force on 28th May 2018.

Appointed day

2.  The day appointed for the coming into force of sections 1 to 8 and schedules 1 and 2 of the Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses (Scotland) Act 2018 is 28th May 2018.

R CUNNINGHAM

A member of the Scottish Government

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

9th May 2018

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations bring into force sections 1 to 8 and schedules 1 and 2 of the Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses (Scotland) Act 2018 (“the Act”).

The Bill for the Act received Royal Assent on 24th January 2018. Sections 9 and 10 came into force the following day.