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Police, Public Order and Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2006

Section 18 – Scottish Ministers’ power to modify section 17

39.This section provides the Scottish Ministers with a power by order made by statutory instrument to modify section 17 to add, remove or amend the powers of the Agency provided for in section 17. The Scottish Ministers must consult before exercising this power. An order under section 18 is subject to affirmative resolution procedure.

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