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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a Scottish Statutory Instrument: The International Organisations (Immunities and Privileges) (Scotland) Order 2009 No. 44
Draft Order in Council laid before the Scottish Parliament under section 10 of the International Organisations Act 1968 for approval by resolution of the Scottish Parliament.
Draft Scottish Statutory Instruments
INTERNATIONAL IMMUNITIES AND PRIVILEGES
Coming into force in accordance with article 1
At the Court at , the day of
The Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council
This Order is made in exercise of the powers conferred by section 1 of the International Organisations Act 1968(1) and all other powers enabling Her Majesty to do so:
In accordance with section 10 of that Act, a draft of this instrument has been laid before and approved by resolution of the Scottish Parliament(2):
Accordingly, Her Majesty is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order as follows:
The function of approving a draft of an Order in Council under section 10 of that Act has transferred to the Scottish Parliament under section 118 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46) in so far as the function is exercisable within devolved competence. Section 118(4) of that Act provides that any reference in a pre-commencement enactment to a requirement for a draft instrument to be approved by either or both Houses of Parliament (as specified in section 118(2)) is to be taken to be, in relation to the exercise of a devolved function by a person other than a Minister of the Crown, a Member of the Scottish Executive or a Scottish Public Authority with mixed functions or no reserved functions, a reference to the Scottish Parliament. Section 118(4) accordingly includes the powers exercisable by Her Majesty in Council.
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