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Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc. (Scotland) Act 2016

Schedule 2 – Modification of enactments

122.Paragraphs 1, 2(2) and 15(2) of schedule 2 repeal certain provisions in the Acts of Parliament referred to in section 3(2)(b), (c) and (e) of the 2016 Act. The provisions being repealed are restated by the replacement provisions.

123.Paragraphs 3, 6, 7, 13 and 14 repeal redundant provisions.

124.Paragraphs 2(3), 4, 5, 8 to 12 and 15(3) make purely consequential amendments to update references to the 1976 Act to become references to the 2016 Act.

125.Wherever the provisions amended or repealed by schedule 2 extend to the law of England and Wales and Northern Ireland the Scottish Government proposes that equivalent amendment or repeal be achieved in the Order under section 104 of the Scotland Act 1998.

126.Paragraph 16 amends the Tribunals (Scotland) Act 2014 in consequence of the role of the Scottish Civil Justice Council provided for in schedule 1 of the 2016 Act.

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