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Crofting Reform (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 53: Subordinate legislation

134.This section of the Act sets out the procedures by which the Scottish Ministers will be able to exercise powers that the Act gives them to make subordinate legislation. All regulations, rules and orders will be made by statutory instrument. Subsection (5) sets out the procedure that must be followed before a pre-consolidation order under section 52(1) may be laid before the Scottish Parliament and subsection (6) requires such an order to be laid for a minimum of 60 days, including 30 days in which the Scottish Parliament is not dissolved or in recess.

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