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Part 5General

87Ancillary provision

(1)The Scottish Ministers may by order make such incidental, supplementary, consequential, transitory, transitional or saving provision as they consider appropriate for the purposes of, in consequence of or for giving full effect to this Act or any provision of it.

(2)An order under subsection (1) may modify any enactment, instrument or document.

88Orders and regulations

(1)Any power conferred by this Act on the Scottish Ministers to make orders or regulations shall be exercisable by statutory instrument.

(2)Any power conferred by this Act on the Scottish Ministers to make orders or regulations—

(a)may be exercised so as to make different provision for different purposes; and

(b)includes power to make such incidental, supplementary, consequential, transitory, transitional or saving provision as the Scottish Ministers consider appropriate.

(3)A statutory instrument containing an order or regulations made under this Act (other than an order under section 90) shall, subject to subsection (4), be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the Scottish Parliament.

(4)A statutory instrument containing—

(a)an order under section 2(1) or section 5(3);

(b)an order under section 87(1) modifying an enactment; or

(c)regulations under section 60(2)(c), 61(10), 78(8) or (9) or 81,

shall not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and approved by resolution of, the Scottish Parliament.

89Minor and consequential amendments and repeals

(1)Schedule 3, which contains minor amendments and amendments consequential on the provisions of this Act, shall have effect.

(2)The enactments mentioned in the first column of schedule 4 (which include enactments that are spent) are repealed to the extent set out in the second column.

90Commencement

This Act, other than this section and section 88, shall come into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may by order appoint.

91Short title

This Act may be cited as the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005.