Section 40 – Regulations or orders
191.This section provides that powers to make orders or regulations in the Act shall be exercisable by statutory instrument. Subsection (2) provides that except where otherwise provided, the statutory instruments containing such orders or regulations shall be subject to negative procedure in the Scottish Parliament. Subsection (3) provides that the following orders or regulations shall be the subject of affirmative resolution:
regulations under sections 3(3) or 4(2) or (8) or paragraph 2, 4(1), 5(2), 12 or 13 of Schedule 1;
an order under section 9(1) or 33(4)(e); and
an order under section 39 which contains provisions which alter the text of an Act.