Scotland Act 1998

PropertyE+W+S+N.I.

2(1)The corporation may hold property.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)Subordinate legislation may provide—

(a)for the transfer to the corporation of any property belonging to a Minister of the Crown or government department, or

(b)for the corporation to have such rights or interests in relation to any property belonging to a Minister of the Crown or government department as the person making the legislation considers appropriate (whether in connection with a transfer or otherwise).

(3)Subordinate legislation under sub-paragraph (2) in relation to any property may provide for the transfer to the corporation of any liabilities relating to the property to which a Minister of the Crown or government department is subject and which subsist immediately before the subordinate legislation comes into force.

(4)Subordinate legislation under sub-paragraph (2) may only be made if the person making the legislation considers it appropriate to do so to enable the corporation to exercise its functions or to facilitate their exercise or in connection with their exercise or proposed exercise.

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Commencement Information

I1Sch. 1 para. 2(2)-(4)(7) in force for certain purposes at 25.1.1999; and Sch. 1 para. 2 in force at 6.5.1999 so far as not already in force by S.I. 1998/3178, art. 2(2)