Part 5Inhibition

General and miscellaneous

164Power to prescribe forms in the 1868 Act

(1)In section 159 of the 1868 Act (no litigiosity before date notice of summons is registered), for the words from “set” to “annexed” substitute “be in (or as nearly as may be in) the form prescribed.”.

(2)After section 159A of that Act (which is inserted by section 162 of this Act) insert—

159BPower of the Scottish Ministers to prescribe forms

(1)In sections 155, 159 and 159A of this Act, “prescribed” means prescribed by the Scottish Ministers by regulations.

(2)The power conferred on the Scottish Ministers to make regulations under subsection (1) above is exercisable by statutory instrument.

(3)A statutory instrument containing regulations made under subsection (1) above is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the Scottish Parliament..