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SCHEDULE 1SPROCEDURE RULES

(introduced by section 36(6))

Role of the Scottish Civil Justice CouncilS

1(1)The Scottish Civil Justice Council and Criminal Legal Assistance Act 2013 is amended in accordance with this paragraph.S

(2)In subsection (1) of section 2 (functions of the Council)—

(a)before paragraph (c) insert—

(bb)to review the practice and procedure followed in inquiry proceedings under the Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc. (Scotland) Act 2016,,

(b)in paragraph (c), after sub-paragraph (ia) insert—

(ib)draft inquiry procedure rules,.

(3)After subsection (6A) of that section insert—

(6B)For the purposes of this Part, “draft inquiry procedure rules” are draft rules prepared with a view to the making by the Court of Session of an act of sederunt under section 36(1) of the Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc. (Scotland) Act 2016..

(4)In section 4 (Court of Session to consider rules)—

(a)in subsection (1), after “draft fees rules” insert “ or draft inquiry procedure rules ”,

(b)in subsection (2), after “draft fees rules” insert “ or draft inquiry procedure rules ”,

(c)in subsection (3), after paragraph (b) insert—

(c)under section 36(1) of the Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc. (Scotland) Act 2016..

(5)In section 16 (interpretation of Part 1), after the entry relating to draft civil procedure rules insert—

draft inquiry procedure rules” has the meaning given in section 2(6B),.

SCHEDULE 2SMODIFICATION OF ENACTMENTS

(introduced by section 39(2))

Gas Act 1965S

1SIn the Gas Act 1965, section 17(4) (accidents) is repealed.

Commencement Information

I1Sch. 2 para. 1 in force at 15.6.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/155, reg. 2 (with regs. 4(2), 5)

Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974S

2(1)The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 is amended in accordance with this paragraph.S

(2)Section 14(7) (power of the Health and Safety Executive to direct investigations and inquiries) is repealed.

(3)In section 34(1) (extension of time for bringing summary proceedings), for paragraph (d) substitute—

(d)an inquiry into any death that may have been so caused is held under the Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc. (Scotland) Act 2016,.

Commencement Information

I2Sch. 2 para. 2 in force at 15.6.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/155, reg. 2 (with regs. 4(2), 5)

Oil and Gas (Enterprise) Act 1982S

3SIn schedule 3 of the Oil and Gas (Enterprise) Act 1982, paragraph 34 is repealed.

Commencement Information

I3Sch. 2 para. 3 in force at 15.6.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/155, reg. 2 (with regs. 4(2), 5)

Anatomy Act 1984S

4SIn section 4(6) of the Anatomy Act 1984 (lawful examinations), for “Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths Inquiry (Scotland) Act 1976” substitute “ Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc. (Scotland) Act 2016 ”.

Commencement Information

I4Sch. 2 para. 4 in force at 15.6.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/155, reg. 2 (with regs. 4(2), 5)

Merchant Shipping Act 1995S

5(1)The Merchant Shipping Act 1995 is amended in accordance with this paragraph.S

(2)In section 108(6)(a)(iii) (returns of births and deaths in ships, etc.), for “Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths Inquiry (Scotland) Act 1976” substitute “ Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc. (Scotland) Act 2016 ”.

(3)In section 271(6)(c) (inquiries into deaths of crew members and others), for “enquiry is to be held under the Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths Inquiry (Scotland) Act 1976” substitute “ inquiry is to be held under the Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc. (Scotland) Act 2016 ”.

Commencement Information

I5Sch. 2 para. 5 in force at 15.6.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/155, reg. 2 (with regs. 4(2), 5)

Criminal Procedure (Consequential Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1995S

6SIn schedule 4 of the Criminal Procedure (Consequential Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1995, paragraph 10 is repealed.

Commencement Information

I6Sch. 2 para. 6 in force at 15.6.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/155, reg. 2 (with regs. 4(2), 5)

Petroleum Act 1998S

7SIn schedule 4 of the Petroleum Act 1998, paragraph 9 is repealed.

Commencement Information

I7Sch. 2 para. 7 in force at 15.6.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/155, reg. 2 (with regs. 4(2), 5)

Freedom of Information Act 2000S

8SIn section 31(1)(i) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (law enforcement), for “Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths Inquiry (Scotland) Act 1976” substitute “ Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc. (Scotland) Act 2016 ”.

Commencement Information

I8Sch. 2 para. 8 in force at 15.6.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/155, reg. 2 (with regs. 4(2), 5)

Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002S

9SIn schedule 4 of the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002, in paragraph 2(2), for “Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths Inquiry (Scotland) Act 1976 (c.14)” substitute “ Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc. (Scotland) Act 2016 ”.

Commencement Information

I9Sch. 2 para. 9 in force at 15.6.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/155, reg. 2 (with regs. 4(2), 5)

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002S

10(1)The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 is amended in accordance with this paragraph.S

(2)In section 34(2)(a) (investigations by Scottish public authorities and proceedings arising out of such investigations), for “Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths Inquiry (Scotland) Act 1976 (c.14)” substitute “ Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc. (Scotland) Act 2016 ”.

(3)In section 37(3) (court records, etc.), for “Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths Inquiry (Scotland) Act 1976 (c.14)” substitute “ Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc. (Scotland) Act 2016 ”.

Commencement Information

I10Sch. 2 para. 10 in force at 15.6.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/155, reg. 2 (with regs. 4(2), 5)

Police, Public Order and Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2006S

11(1)The Police, Public Order and Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2006 is amended in accordance with this paragraph.S

(2)In section 33A(b)(ii) (general functions of the Police and Investigations Review Commissioner), for “Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths Inquiry (Scotland) Act 1976 (c.14)” substitute “ Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc. (Scotland) Act 2016 ”.

(3)In section 41B(2)(b)(ii) (serious incidents involving the police), for “Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths Inquiry (Scotland) Act 1976 (c.14)” substitute “ Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc. (Scotland) Act 2016 ”.

(4)In section 41C(2)(b)(ii) (investigation of matters in the public interest), for “Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths Inquiry (Scotland) Act 1976 (c.14)” substitute “ Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc. (Scotland) Act 2016 ”.

Commencement Information

I11Sch. 2 para. 11 in force at 15.6.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/155, reg. 2 (with regs. 4(2), 5)

Scottish Commission for Human Rights Act 2006S

12SIn section 14(9) of the Scottish Commission for Human Rights Act 2006 (power to intervene), for “Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths Inquiry (Scotland) Act 1976 (c.14)” substitute “ Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc. (Scotland) Act 2016 ”.

Commencement Information

I12Sch. 2 para. 12 in force at 15.6.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/155, reg. 2 (with regs. 4(2), 5)

Armed Forces Act 2006S

13SIn schedule 16 of the Armed Forces Act 2006, paragraph 72 is repealed.

Commencement Information

I13Sch. 2 para. 13 in force at 15.6.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/155, reg. 2 (with regs. 4(2), 5)

Coroners and Justice Act 2009S

14SIn the Coroners and Justice Act 2009, section 50 (amendments to the Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths Inquiry (Scotland) Act 1976) is repealed.

Commencement Information

I14Sch. 2 para. 14 in force at 15.6.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/155, reg. 2 (with regs. 4(2), 5)

Energy Act 2013S

15(1)The Energy Act 2013 is amended in accordance with this paragraph.S

(2)In section 85 (inquiries), subsections (7) and (8) are repealed.

(3)In schedule 10 (provisions relating to offences), in paragraph 3(1)(d), for “a public inquiry under the Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths Inquiry (Scotland) Act 1976” substitute “ an inquiry under the Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc. (Scotland) Act 2016 ”.

Commencement Information

I15Sch. 2 para. 15 in force at 15.6.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/155, reg. 2 (with regs. 4(2), 5)

Tribunals (Scotland) Act 2014S

16(1)Paragraph 13 of schedule 9 of the Tribunals (Scotland) Act 2014 (transitional and consequential) is amended in accordance with this paragraph.S

(2)In sub-paragraph (2)(b)(ii), in the inserted text, for “(ii)” substitute “ (iza) ”.

(3)In sub-paragraph (4), in the inserted text, for “(7)” substitute “ (6ZA) ”.

(4)In sub-paragraph (9), in subsection (1) of inserted section 13A, for “(c)(ii)” substitute “ (c)(iza) ”.

(5)In sub-paragraph (10)(b), in the inserted text, for “2(7)” substitute “ 2(6ZA) ”.

Commencement Information

I16Sch. 2 para. 16 in force at 1.9.2016 by S.S.I. 2016/196, reg. 2(h)

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