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Local Government (Scotland) Act 1929

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(1)The Secretary of State may by order make any adaptations or modifications of the provisions of any Act necessary to bring those provisions into conformity with the provisions of this Act.

(2)Every order made under the foregoing subsection shall come into operation upon the date specified therein in that behalf, and shall be laid before Parliament as soon as may be after it is made, and such order shall cease to have effect upon the expiration of a period of three months from the date upon which it came into operation unless prior to the expiration of that period it has been approved by a resolution passed by each House of Parliament:

Provided that, in reckoning any such period of three months as aforesaid, no account shall be taken of any time during which Parliament is dissolved or prorogued, or during which both Houses are adjourned for more than four days.

(3)An order under the foregoing provisions of this section shall not be made after the thirty-first day of December, nineteen hundred and thirty.

(4)The Secretary of State may by order make such adaptations in the provisions of any local Act as may seem to him to be necessary in order to make those provisions conform with the provisions of this Act or in order to make an equitable adjustment or apportionment of any expenditure or payment under the local Act consequent on the carrying into effect of the provisions of this Act.

(5)Every order made under the immediately preceding subsection of this section or under subsection (2) of section two or subsection (2) of section seventy-one of this Act shall be laid before both Houses of Parliament forthwith, and if an Address is presented to His Majesty by either House of Parliament within the next subsequent twenty-eight days on which that House has sat, after any such order is laid before it, praying that the order may be annulled, it shall henceforth be void, but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done thereunder or the making of a new order.

(6)Any order made under this Act may be revoked or altered by a subsequent order.

(7)This section shall come into operation on the sixteenth day of May, nineteen hundred and twenty-nine..

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