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Joint Inspection of Children’s Services and Inspection of Social Work Services (Scotland) Act 2006

Part 3 - General

Section 6:  Regulations and orders

20.This section makes provision concerning the making of regulations and orders under the Act.  Subsection (3) provides that a statutory instrument making an order shall, unless otherwise provided, be subject to the negative procedure in the Scottish Parliament. Subsection (4) provides that a statutory instrument making regulations or an order under section 9 amending an enactment shall be subject to the affirmative procedure.

Section 7:  Interpretation

21.This section defines certain terms used in the Act.

Section 8:  Consequential amendment and repeals

22.This section makes amendments and repeals in consequence of the Act.

Section 9: Ancillary provision

23.This section allows Scottish Ministers by order to make any supplementary, incidental or consequential provision which they consider necessary or expedient.  Such provision must be for the purposes of, in consequence of or for giving full effect to the Act.  Provision which amends or repeals an enactment can be made under this section.

Section 10:  Short title and commencement

24.This section provides that the Act comes into force on the day after Royal Assent.

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