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Scotland Act 1998


The subject-matter of section 1 of the Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971 is excepted from the reservation.

Section 1 of the 1971 Act deals with the fixing of bank holidays.  The Scottish Parliament is able to legislate to fix what are bank holidays in Scotland.  A further exception in this regard is made from section 1.5.

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