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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2012 No. 146

Fire And Rescue Services

The Fire and Rescue Services (Framework) (Scotland) Order 2012

Made

16th May 2012

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

18th May 2012

Coming into force

29th June 2012

The Scottish Ministers make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 40(4) of the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005(1) and all other powers enabling them to do so.

In accordance with section 40(5) of that Act, the Scottish Ministers, in preparing the document mentioned in section 40(1) of that Act, consulted each relevant authority or such persons as they consider represent those authorities and such persons as they consider represent employees of those authorities.

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Fire and Rescue Services (Framework) (Scotland) Order 2012 and comes into force on 29th June 2012.

Framework document

2.  The document prepared by the Scottish Ministers under section 40(1) of the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 entitled “Transitional Fire and Rescue Framework for Scotland 2012” which was published in June 2012(2) has effect for the purposes of section 40(4) of that Act.

Revocation

3.  The Fire and Rescue Services (Framework) (Scotland) Order 2005(3) is revoked.

R CUNNINGHAM

Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

16th May 2012

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

Section 40 of the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 (“the Act”) requires the Scottish Ministers to prepare a document, which must set out priorities and objectives for relevant authorities in connection with the carrying out of their functions and containing related guidance and such other matters relating to those authorities or those functions as the Scottish Ministers consider appropriate. Under section 41(1) of the Act, relevant authorities must have regard to the document in carrying out their functions. Section 40(4) of the Act provides that the document has effect only when brought into effect by the Scottish Ministers by order. For this purpose, article 2 of this Order gives effect to the document prepared by the Scottish Ministers entitled Transitional Fire and Rescue Framework for Scotland 2012 which was published in June 2012. The document is available on the Scottish Government website: www.scotland.gov.uk/transitionalfireandrescueframework.

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