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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2020 No. 162 (C. 15)

Representation Of The People

The Scottish Elections (Franchise and Representation) Act 2020 (Commencement) Regulations 2020

Made

27th May 2020

Laid before Parliament

29th May 2020

Coming into force

3rd August 2020

The Scottish Ministers make the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 12(2) of the Scottish Elections (Franchise and Representation) Act 2020(1).

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Scottish Elections (Franchise and Representation) Act 2020 (Commencement) Regulations 2020 and come into force on 3 August 2020.

Appointed day

2.  The day appointed for the coming into force of Parts 1 and 2 of the Scottish Elections (Franchise and Representation) Act 2020 is 3 August 2020.

GRAEME DEY

Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

27th May 2020

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

The Bill for the Scottish Elections (Franchise and Representation) Act 2020 (“the Act”) received Royal Assent on 1 April 2020. Parts 3 and 4 of the Act came into force on the following day. These Regulations bring the remaining Parts of the Act, Parts 1 and 2, into force on 3 August 2020.