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Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 7 - Carrying out of powers and duties more than once

26.This provision replicates the effect of the existing provision in paragraph 9 of Schedule 1 to the Interpretation Order by providing that where a power has been conferred or a duty imposed by an ASP or a Scottish statutory instrument then that power or duty may be exercised or performed on more than one occasion, as and when required. It further provides that where a power is conferred or duty imposed by an ASP or a Scottish statutory instrument on an office holder then the office holder may exercise the power or perform the duty.

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