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The Scotland Act 1998 (Consequential Modifications) (No.1) Order 1999

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1.  In section 36 of the Fire Services Act 1947 (application to Scotland)–

(a)after subsection (16A)(1), there is inserted–

(16B) For section 24 there is substituted–

For the purpose of obtaining information as to the manner in which fire authorities are performing their functions under this Act and as to technical matters relating to those functions–

(a)Her Majesty may appoint a Chief Inspector of Fire Services for Scotland and Inspectors of Fire Services for Scotland; and

(b)the Scottish Ministers may appoint Assistant Inspectors of Fire Services for Scotland..

(b)at the end of subsection (18), there is inserted–

  • but with the substitution for section 29(5) of the following–

    (5) The Scottish Ministers may defray any expenses authorised by them to be incurred by the Scottish Council..


Subsection (16A) was inserted by paragraph 27(3)(p) of Schedule 13 to the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (c. 39).

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