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Lieutenancies Act 1997

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Areas in Scotland

7The areas in Scotland for the purposes of this Act are—

(a)the cities of Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow; and

(b)the areas specified in an Order in Council under paragraph 8.

8Her Majesty may by Order in Council divide Scotland (apart from the cities of Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow) into such areas for the purposes of this Act as She thinks fit.

9Any deputy lieutenant who, immediately before the date on which an Order in Council under paragraph 8 is made, holds office for an area affected by the Order shall (without prejudice to any power of removal or directing removal from any office) continue to hold office on and after that date as deputy lieutenant for the area in which he resides or for such other area as may be specified in the Order.

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