Part 3General provision

40Orders and regulations

(1)Any power of the Scottish Ministers under this Act to make an order or regulations is exercisable by statutory instrument.

(2)Any such power includes a power to make—

(a)such incidental, consequential, transitional, transitory or saving provision as the Scottish Ministers consider appropriate,

(b)different provision for different purposes.

(3)Unless subsection (4) makes contrary provision, a statutory instrument containing an order (other than an order made under section 43) or regulations made under this Act is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the Scottish Parliament.

(4)An order or regulations must not be made under any of the following provisions unless a draft of the statutory instrument containing the order or, as the case may be, the regulations has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, the Scottish Parliament—