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Scotland Act 1998

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93Agency arrangements

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(1)A Minister of the Crown may make arrangements for any of his specified functions to be exercised on his behalf by the Scottish Ministers; and the Scottish Ministers may make arrangements for any of their specified functions to be exercised on their behalf by a Minister of the Crown.

(2)An arrangement under this section does not affect a person’s responsibility for the exercise of his functions.

(3)In this section—

  • “functions” does not include a function of making, confirming or approving subordinate legislation,

  • “Minister of the Crown” includes government department,

  • “specified” means specified in an Order in Council made by Her Majesty under this subsection;

and this section applies to the Lord Advocate as it applies to the Scottish Ministers.

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