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Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014

Section 26 – Subordinate legislation

97.This section provides that orders made under this Act are subject to the negative procedure of the Scottish Parliament with the exception of commencement orders under section 31(2), orders under sections 3(9) and 8(8) and some orders under section 27(1). Orders under section 31(2) are subject to no procedure. Orders under section 27(1) which add to, replace or omit the text of an Act are subject to the affirmative procedure of the Scottish Parliament, as are orders made under sections 3(9) and 8(8).

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