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Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014

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Section 43 – Ancillary provision

84.Section 43 provides the Scottish Ministers with the power to make an order making such supplementary, incidental, consequential, transitional or transitory provision or savings as they consider appropriate. Any such order will be subject to the affirmative procedure if the order adds to, replaces or omits any part of the text of an Act (see section 44(2)), otherwise it will be subject to the negative procedure.

Section 44 – Subordinate legislation

85.Section 44(1) provides that any power of the Scottish Ministers to make an order or regulations under the Act includes powers to make different provision for different purposes and such supplementary, incidental, consequential, transitional, transitory or saving provision as they consider appropriate.

86.Section 44(4) provides that this section does not apply to commencement orders.

Section 45 – Commencement

87.Section 45 provides for sections 41, 42, 43, 44, 45 and 46 of the Act to come into force on the day of Royal Assent. Section 45(2) provides for the other provisions of the Act to be commenced by order made by the Scottish Ministers. Such an order may include transitional, transitory or savings provision.

Section 46 – Short title

88.This section states the short title of the Act as being the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014.

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