Part 2Fire and rescue services

Chapter 3Ancillary functions

12Emergency directions

(1)The Scottish Ministers may issue a direction (an “emergency direction”) requiring a relevant authority to—

(a)take such action; or

(b)refrain from taking such action,

in relation to a fire, or emergency of another kind, as is specified in the direction.

(2)An emergency direction may require an authority to act outwith its area.

(3)An emergency direction may be varied or revoked by a further such direction.