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Housing (Scotland) Act 2014

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213.Section 101 provides that any power of the Scottish Ministers to make an order or regulations includes a power to make different provision for different purposes or different areas, and incidental, supplemental, consequential, transitional, transitory or saving provision. Subsection (2) lists orders where the affirmative procedure is required. Subsection (3) provides that all other orders and regulations are subject to the negative procedure. Subsection (4) requires the Scottish Ministers to lay regulations before the Parliament for the first code of practice for letting agents made under section 46(1) of the Act, no later than the end of 18 months beginning with the day of Royal Assent. Subsection (5) provides that any commencement order is not subject to either procedure.

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