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Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 106 – Regulations: parliamentary procedure

275.This section provides that regulations made under this Act may make different provision for different purposes and may include supplementary, incidental, consequential and transitional provisions. Regulations made under sections 6(1), 27(1), 47(1), 90(1), 95(1) and 99(1) of the Act will be subject to the affirmative procedure. Regulations made under section 108(1) that amend or repeal a provision of an Act will also be subject to the affirmative procedure. Any other regulations made under the Act will be subject to the negative procedure. Subsection (5) provides that this section does not apply to regulations made under sections 100(1) or 112(2), which are either subject to special procedure (in the case of section 100(1)) or no procedure (in the case of section 112(2)).

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