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Public Health etc. (Scotland) Act 2008

Section 25 Supplementary

49.This section provides that an investigator may also require facilities and assistance from any person in relation to any matter or thing which is under that person’s control or in respect of which the person has responsibilities.

50.Subsection (3) enables the Scottish Ministers, by regulations, to give such additional powers to investigators as they consider necessary. Regulations will be made by affirmative procedure, except where the Scottish Ministers consider that they need to be made urgently, in which case the procedures in subsections (6) to (10) of section 122 apply. Subsection (5) states that powers outlined in this Part are without prejudice to any other powers conferred on an investigator by this Act or any other enactment, or by any rule of law.

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