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Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008

Section 58: Consultation and consent: Scotland

152.If a Minister proposes to make an order that affects the prosecution of any offence in Scotland, he is required to obtain the agreement of the Lord Advocate.

153.If a Minister proposes to make an order that affects the powers of a regulator that is a local authority in Scotland, then he will be required to consult with Scottish Ministers because they will have an interest in the functions of local authorities in Scotland.

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