Closed consultation

Commencement of provisions relating to Supreme Court appeals

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Original consultation

This consultation ran from to


Seeking views on the approach to commencement, especially in relation to existing criminal proceedings.


Consultation description

The UK government and Scottish government have launched a consultation on the commencement of the provisions in the Scotland Act 2012 relating to Supreme Court appeals. The consultation document includes a draft transitional order and a draft commencement order and seeks views as to whether the proposed approach to commencement achieves the desired intention, in particular in relation to existing criminal proceedings.