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Scotland Act 1998

Executive Devolution

The following functions have been included in the Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/1750).

The Abortion Act 1967 (c.87), sections 1(3) and 2.

Section 1(3) - The function of the Secretary of State to approve places where a termination of pregnancy may be carried out.

Section 2(1) - The function of the Secretary of State to make regulations to prescribe the arrangements for certifying of medical opinions; the related confidentiality provisions.

Section 2(2) - a requirement to notify terminations to the Chief Medical Officer in Scotland.

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