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Scotland Act 1998


There is also excepted from the reservation, the subject-matter of:


sections 8 to 10A of the Employment and Training Act 1973.  These sections concern the provision of careers guidance services, as indicated above; and


sections 2(3)(c) and 12 of Enterprise and New Towns (Scotland) Act 1990.  They deal with the provision of assistance by the provision of Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise to persons seeking to establish themselves as self-employed persons.  The net result of this part of the exception is that it ensures that matters relating to the activities of Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise to assist people to obtain training for employment and also assist people to establish their own businesses, are within the competence of the Scottish Parliament.

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