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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 Race Relations Act 1976 (c.74), sections 19(5) and 57(5).

Section 19(5) - The function of the Secretary of State to cause a local inquiry to be held under section 67 of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980 into any matter arising form section 19(3) of the 1976 Act.

Section 57(5) - Where a person has given notice to the Secretary of State of a claim that he has been discriminated against in contravention of section 17 or 18 of the 1976 Act by a body to which section 19(1) of the Act applies, the function of the Secretary of State to give notice informing the claimant that the does not require further time to consider the matter.

The Education (Scotland) Act 1980 (c.44), section 70 as applied by the Race Relations Act 1976 (c.74), section 19(3).

Section 70 - The functions of the Secretary of State under section 70 of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980, as applied by section 19(3) of the 1976 Act, to enforce the duties imposed by sections 17, 18 and 19(1) of the 1976 Act on a body to which section 19(1) of the 1976 Act applies.

The following functions have been made exercisable by a Minister of the Crown subject to a requirement for agreement of or consultation with the Scottish Ministers by the Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/1750).

The Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (c.65), section 53(1), as read with section 53(1A).

The function of the Secretary of State of appointing commissioners of the Equal Opportunities Commission, but only so far as relating to appointment of a commissioner with special knowledge of Scotland.

The Race Relations Act 1976 (c.74), section 43(1), as read with section 43(1A).

The function of the Secretary of State of appointing commissioners of the Commission for Racial Equality, but only so far as relating to appointment of a commissioner with special knowledge of Scotland.

The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (c.50), paragraph 3(3), as read with paragraph 3(3A) of Schedule 5.

The function of the Secretary of State of appointing members of the National Disability Council, but only so far as relating to the appointment of a member with special knowledge of Scotland.

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