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Water Industry (Scotland) Act 2002

Section 69 – Ancillary provision

161.This section confers on the Scottish Ministers a stand-alone general power to make orders ancillary to the provisions of the Act and any other consequential matters in connection with the Act and its purposes.

162.An order under this section must be made by statutory instrument and is subject to negative procedure in the Parliament; but it will be subject to affirmative procedure if it textually amends primary legislation (see section 68).

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