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Scotland Act 1998

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Head A – Financial and Economic Matters
  • A1. Fiscal, economic and monetary policy[Section A1.]

    Fiscal, economic and monetary policy, including the issue and circulation of money, taxes and excise duties, government borrowing and lending, control over United Kingdom public expenditure, the exchange rate and the Bank of England.

    Exception

  • Local taxes to fund local authority expenditure (for example, council tax and non-domestic rates).

  • A2. The currency[Section A2.]

    Coinage, legal tender and bank notes.

  • A3. Financial services[Section A3.]

    Financial services, including investment business, banking and deposit-taking, collective investment schemes and insurance.

    Exception

    The subject-matter of section 1 of the Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971 (bank holidays).

  • A4. Financial markets[Section A4.]

    Financial markets, including listing and public offers of securities and investments, transfer of securities and insider dealing.

  • A5. Money laundering[Section A5.]

    The subject-matter of the Money Laundering Regulations 1993, but in relation to any type of business.

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