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Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 40 - Procedure for first regulations under section 39

135.Section 40 provides that the Scottish Ministers may not lay before the Scottish Parliament a draft of the first regulations that must be made under section 39(1) unless they have consulted in accordance with the provisions set out in section 41 and following the consultation they have laid before the Scottish Parliament a copy of proposed draft regulations and a copy of the explanatory document that has been prepared in accordance with section 42.

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