Part 2SFire and rescue services

Chapter 6SMutual assistance etc.

Assistance in discharge of functionsS

F133Reinforcement schemesS

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F1S. 33 repealed (1.4.2013) by Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (asp 8), s. 129(2), Sch. 8 Pt. 2; S.S.I. 2013/51, art. 2 (with transitional provisions and savings in S.S.I. 2013/121)

F234Directions about reinforcement schemesS

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F2S. 34 repealed (1.4.2013) by Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (asp 8), s. 129(2), Sch. 8 Pt. 2; S.S.I. 2013/51, art. 2 (with transitional provisions and savings in S.S.I. 2013/121)

35[F3Assistance]S

[F4(1)SFRS may enter into arrangements with a person for securing the provision by that person of assistance for SFRS in the carrying out by SFRS of a relevant function.

(2)A person may provide assistance under arrangements made under subsection (1) only if the Chief Officer is satisfied that the person has sufficient knowledge, skills and experience to enable the person to provide assistance for SFRS in the carrying out by SFRS of the relevant function.]

(3)Arrangements under this section may include provision as to the terms (including terms as to payment) on which assistance is to be provided.

[F5(4)In this section, “relevant function” means a function conferred by or under any of sections 8 to 11, 13 and 61.]

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Amendments (Textual)

F3S. 35 heading substituted (1.4.2013) by Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (asp 8), ss. 111, 129(2); S.S.I. 2013/51, art. 2 (with transitional provisions and savings in S.S.I. 2013/121)

F4S. 35(1)(2) substituted (1.4.2013) by Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (asp 8), ss. 111(a), 129(2); S.S.I. 2013/51, art. 2 (with transitional provisions and savings in S.S.I. 2013/121)

F5S. 35(4) added (1.4.2013) by Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (asp 8), ss. 111(b), 129(2); S.S.I. 2013/51, art. 2 (with transitional provisions and savings in S.S.I. 2013/121)

Performance of functions by othersS

36Arrangements for carrying out of functions by othersS

[F6(1)SFRS may enter into arrangements with a person for the carrying out by that person of a relevant function.

(2)A person may carry out a relevant function under arrangements made under subsection (1) only if the Chief Officer is satisfied that the person has sufficient knowledge, skills and experience to enable the person to carry out the relevant function.

(2A)SFRS may enter into arrangements under this section in relation to its function of extinguishing fires only if the person employs fire-fighters.]

(3)Arrangements under this section may include provision as to the terms (including terms as to payment) on which any function is to be carried out.

[F7(4)In this section, “relevant function” means a function conferred by or under any of sections 8 to 11, 13 and 61.]

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Amendments (Textual)

F6S. 36(1)-(2A) substituted for s. 36(1)(2) (1.4.2013) by Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (asp 8), ss. 112(a), 129(2); S.S.I. 2013/51, art. 2 (with transitional provisions and savings in S.S.I. 2013/121)

F7S. 36(4) added (1.4.2013) by Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (asp 8), ss. 112(b), 129(2); S.S.I. 2013/51, art. 2 (with transitional provisions and savings in S.S.I. 2013/121)

F837Section 36: directionsS

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F8S. 37 repealed (1.4.2013) by Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (asp 8), s. 129(2), Sch. 8 Pt. 2; S.S.I. 2013/51, art. 2 (with transitional provisions and savings in S.S.I. 2013/121)