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Scotland Act 1998


This section, together with section 66 put in place arrangements for short-term borrowing by the Scottish Executive to cover deficits or to provide a working balance in the Scottish Consolidated Fund. Section 66 deals with the circumstances under which the Scottish Executive may borrow from the Secretary of State and arrangements for repayments. This section deals with lending by the Secretary of State of such sums as are required by him for making loans under section 66.

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