Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012

5Power to modify sections 1 and 4

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(1)The Scottish Ministers may by order—

(a)modify section 1 so as to—

(i)add or remove a description of behaviour to or from those for the time being listed in subsection (2) of that section,

(ii)vary the description of a behaviour for the time being listed in that subsection,

(iii)add or remove a thing to or from those for the time being listed in subsection (4) of that section,

(iv)vary the description of a thing for the time being listed in that subsection,

(v)disapply paragraph (b) of subsection (5) of that section in relation to a description of behaviour for the time being listed in subsection (2) of that section,

(b)modify section 4 so as to—

(i)add or remove a definition to or from those for the time being mentioned in subsection (2) or (3) of that section,

(ii)vary a definition for the time being mentioned in either of those subsections.

(2)An order under subsection (1)—

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

(b)may, for the purpose of making consequential provision under paragraph (a), modify this Act,

(c)is subject to the affirmative procedure.