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Scotland Act 1998

Purpose and Effect

This section:


makes provision for public authorities which, in addition to other functions, have functions exercisable in or as regards Scotland which do not relate to reserved matters to be designated by Order in Council as “cross-border public authorities”;


disapplies the provisions in certain other sections in relation to authorities so specified;


requires a Minister of the Crown to consult the Scottish Ministers before he exercises certain functions in relation to such an authority; and


requires any report relating to such an authority which must be laid before the Westminster Parliament also to be laid before the Scottish Parliament.

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