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Human Tissue (Scotland) Act 2006

Section 59 – Regulations or orders

145.Subsection (1) provides that powers to make orders or regulations in the Act are to be exercisable by statutory instrument. Subsection (2) provides that except where otherwise provided, the statutory instruments containing such orders or regulations shall be subject to negative procedure in the Scottish Parliament. Subsection (3) provides that regulations under section 55, an order under section 58 which contains provisions which alter the text of an Act and regulations under section 17(3), (4) or (5) are to be the subject of affirmative resolution.

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