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Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 39 -  Publication of official prints of Acts of the Scottish Parliament

90.This section restates and replaces article 3(3) and (4) of the Interpretation Order.

91.It makes provision for the printing and publication of the certified copy of every ASP. The Clerk of the Parliament is required to certify a copy of the official print of each ASP and send it to the Queen’s Printer for Scotland (“QPS”) who is required to ensure that it is printed and made available for sale. The QPS is also empowered to make other arrangements for the publication of ASPs, for example on a website.

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