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Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

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Section 459: Orders and regulations

687.This section provides that subordinate legislation is to be made by statutory instrument and makes provision as to the procedure which should apply to each power under the Act (including where the power is to be exercised by the Scottish Ministers). It allows subordinate legislation to make different provision for different purposes and to include ancillary provision.

Section 461: Extent

688.Section 461 delineates the geographical extent of the various parts of the Act.

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