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Fire (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 84 – Abolition of Scottish Central Fire Brigades Advisory Council

124.Section 84 abolishes the Scottish Central Fire Brigades Advisory Council which was established for Scotland under section 36(18) of the 1947 Act to provide general advice to the Scottish Ministers on matters relating to the operation of that Act. The Council also served as statutory consultee prior to the exercise by the Scottish Ministers of certain of their regulation making powers under the 1947 Act. Where such regulation making powers are re-enacted elsewhere in the Act the Scottish Ministers will consult any such persons as they consider appropriate.

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