Explanatory Notes

Islands (Scotland) Act 2018

2018 asp 12

6 July 2018

Overview of the Act

PART 3 – DUTIES IN RELATION TO ISLAND COMMUNITIES

Duty of certain authorities in respect of policies, strategies and services

Section 9 – Reviews of decisions relating to island communities impact assessments

23.This section provides a regulation-making power which the Scottish Ministers must use to make provision about reviews of decisions of relevant authorities relating to island communities impact assessments under section 8. Subsection (2) sets out the items which the review mechanism set up by regulations may contain, such as procedure, time limits and steps to be taken following the review. Under section 29(2) the regulations are subject to the affirmative procedure.