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Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010

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42Publication, numbering and citation: regulations

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(1)The Scottish Ministers must by regulations make provision for or in connection with the publication, numbering and citation of Scottish statutory instruments.

(2)The regulations must include provision requiring instruments to be published on a website or by other electronic means.

(3)The regulations may in particular include provision about—

(a)the form of instruments,

(b)the manner in which instruments are to be published (in addition to that mentioned in subsection (2)),

(c)the classification of instruments,

(d)the publication of lists and annual editions of instruments (including the manner of publication),

(e)the evidential status of lists and annual editions of instruments and entries in them,

(f)charging for the provision of—

(i)copies of instruments, or

(ii)copies of lists or annual editions of instruments, and

(g)the conferral of functions, in connection with any matter provided for in the regulations, on—

(i)the Queen’s Printer,

(ii)the Presiding Officer,

(iii)the responsible authority, or

(iv)any other person.

(4)Regulations under this section are subject to the affirmative procedure.

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