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Scotland Act 1998

SECTION 124: Modification of sections 94 and 117 to 122.

Purpose and Effect

This section enables Her Majesty or a Minister of the Crown, by subordinate legislation, to provide that any the provisions of sections 94 and 117 to 122  (which contain a number of general modifications to pre-commencement enactments etc. in connection with the transfer of functions to the Scottish Ministers) should not apply, or apply with modifications, in particular cases.

Detail of Provisions

Subsection (1) enables Her Majesty or a Minister of the Crown, by subordinate legislation, to provide that any the provisions of sections 94 and 117 to 122  (which contain a number of general modifications to pre-commencement enactments etc. in connection with the transfer of functions to the Scottish Ministers) should not apply, or apply with modifications, in particular cases.

Subsection (2) enables any subordinate legislation made by Her Majesty or a Minister of the Crown, in connection with any other provision made by that legislation, also to provide that any the provisions of sections 94 and 117 to 122 should not apply, or apply with modifications.

For example, the executive devolution orders under section 63, which provide for the transfer of certain Ministerial functions to the Scottish Ministers, apply with modifications the general modification in sections 94 and 117 to 121.

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