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Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Scotland) Act 2000

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Section 28:  Orders and regulations

116.Section 28 makes provision with respect to making of orders and regulations under any provision of the Act.

117.Subsection (2) provides that any order or regulations which the Scottish Ministers have the power to make under any provision of the Act shall be exercisable by statutory instrument.

118.Subsection (3) specifies that orders or regulations shall be subject to negative resolution procedure before the Scottish Parliament except in the case of the powers to make orders under the sections specified.

119.Subsection (4) provides that there is power, when making orders or regulations, to make different provision for different cases and for incidental, supplemental, consequential and transitional provisions.

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