The Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) (Scotland) Act 2018 (Commencement) Regulations 2019

Document Number:2019 No. 205 (C. 7)
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 15/10/2019
 
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Scottish Statutory Instruments

Criminal Law

Made

11 th June 2019

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

13 th June 2019

Coming into force

15 th October 2019

The Scottish Ministers make the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 17(2) of the Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) (Scotland) Act 2018(1).

Citation and commencement

  1. These Regulations may be cited as the Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) (Scotland) Act 2018 (Commencement) Regulations 2019 and come into force on 15 October 2019.

    Appointed day

  2. 15 October 2019 is the appointed day for the coming into force of the Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) (Scotland) Act 2018 , so far as not already in force.

    HUMZA YOUSAF

    A member of the Scottish Government

    St Andrew’s House,

    Edinburgh

    11 th June 2019

    EXPLANATORY NOTE

    (This note is not part of the Regulations)

    These Regulations bring into force on 15 October 2019 those provisions of the Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) (Scotland) Act 2018 (“the Act”) , which are not already in force.

    The Act provides for pardons for those convicted of certain historical sexual offences relating...

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