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Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Act 2018

Section 22 – Group proceedings: further provision

47.Section 22 confers powers on the Scottish Ministers, through regulations subject to the affirmative procedure (see section 24(2)), to make further provision about group procedure. While the delegated power in section 21 provides for the modification of procedural law, the section 22 power allows for the modification of points of substantive law such as those mentioned in subsection (2)(b) and (c). Subsection (3) provides that the power extends to the modification of Acts.

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