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(1)The Scottish Ministers may by order modify this Act by—
(a)adding a person or description of person to; or
(b)removing a person or description of person from,
section 1(3), 2(3) or 5(3) of this Act and by making such provision connected with that modification as they think fit.
(2)The Scottish Ministers shall not make an order under subsection (1)(a) above unless it appears to them that the person to be added (or, as the case may be, each person of the description to be added) is one whose functions or activities are such that the person is likely, in the course of them, to have to deal with emergency circumstances.
(3)An order under subsection (1) above is to be made by statutory instrument.
(4)No such order shall be made unless a draft of it has been laid before and approved by a resolution of the Scottish Parliament.
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