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Scotland Act 1998

Purpose and Effect

This paragraph deletes the requirement in section 1(2) of the Tourism (Overseas Promotion) (Scotland) Act 1984 for the Scottish Tourist Board to obtain the consent of the Secretary of State before carrying out overseas marketing activities and for the Secretary of State to consult the British Tourist Authority before giving or withholding such consent.

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