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Environmental Assessment (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 22 & 23 – Orders and Ancillary provision

44.Section 22 makes provision for the general powers and procedures for orders which may be made under powers conferred by the Act. Section 23 separately gives powers to make subordinate legislation which is incidental, supplemental, consequential, transitional or savings in respect of the provisions of the Act itself. Any order under section 23 which amends primary legislation must follow affirmative procedure.

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