The Damages (Investment Returns and Periodical Payments) (Scotland) Act 2019 (Commencement No. 1) Regulations 2019

Document Number:2019 No. 197 (C. 6)
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 01/07/2019
 
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Scottish Statutory Instruments

Damages

Made

4 th June 2019

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

6 th June 2019

Coming into force

1 st July 2019

The Scottish Ministers make the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 9(2) and (3) of the Damages (Investment Returns and Periodical Payments) (Scotland) Act 2019(1).

Citation and commencement

  1. These Regulations may be cited as the Damages (Investment Returns and Periodical Payments) (Scotland) Act 2019 (Commencement No. 1) Regulations 2019 and come into force on 1 July 2019.

    Appointed day

  2. The day appointed for the coming into force of sections 1 and 2 (returns on investment of damages) and the schedule (investments: setting rate of return) of the Damages (Investment Returns and Periodical Payments) (Scotland) Act 2019 is 1 July 2019.

    Amendment of the Damages Act 1996

  3. —(1) In the provisions of schedule B1 of the Damages Act 1996(2) mentioned in paragraph (2) , for the words from “the day” to the end of the provision substitute “1 July 2019”.

    (2) Those provisions are—

    (a) paragraph 1(3)(b) ,

    (b) paragraph 27(3) ,

    (c) paragraph 29(2) , and

    (d) paragraph 30(2).

    ASH DENHAM

    Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

    St Andrew’s House,

    Edinburgh

    4 th June 2019

    EXPLANATORY NOTE

    (This note is not part of the Regulations)

    These Regulations bring sections 1 and 2 and the schedule of the Damages (Investment Returns and Periodical Payments) (Scotland) Act 2019 (“the 2019 Act”) into force on 1 July 2019 (regulation 2). These provisions amend the Damages Act 1996 by replacing its provision on the setting of the personal injury discount...

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