Section 65 deals with the circumstances in which sums may be paid out of the Scottish Consolidated Fund, and the purposes for which such sums may be applied. Section 119 makes general modifications of enactments including modifications for the purpose of ensuring that sums are, where appropriate, paid into or out of the Scottish Consolidated Fund instead of the UK Consolidated Fund or National Loans Fund.
Paragraph 4 of Schedule 4 allows the Scottish Parliament to modify some parts of the Scotland Act in relation to the Scottish Consolidated Fund.
For the financial year 1999/00, transitional financial arrangements were made by S.I. 1999/441 and 3273 and transitional appropriations by S.I. 1999/674, S.S.I. 1999/175 and S.S.I. 2000/69. Financial arrangements are now regulated by and under the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland ) Act 2000 (asp 1).