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Arbitration (Scotland) ACT 2010

Statutory arbitration

Section 17 – Power to adapt enactments providing for statutory arbitration

65.The subordinate legislation powers in paragraph (a) allow the Scottish Ministers by order to modify the rules (and other Act provisions) as they apply to statutory arbitrations and in paragraph (b) to amend any enactment which provides for arbitration to satisfactorily apply the rules (or other Act provisions) to arbitrations conducted under that specific legislation. The statutory instrument procedure requiring affirmative approval by the Scottish Parliament applies where primary legislation is amended.

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