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Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007

Part 5: General

211.Paragraph 13 permits the Scottish Ministers to amend schedule 3 by order subject to affirmative procedure. Paragraph 14 clarifies that Ministers’ power to make orders under paragraph 13 to modify this schedule, can include provision to disapply or otherwise modify the application of the offence provisions in sections 34 to 37 of the Act. These paragraphs mirror provision at paragraphs 28 and 29 of schedule 2.

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