Explanatory Notes

Islands (Scotland) Act 2018

2018 asp 12

6 July 2018

Overview of the Act



Section 30 – Ancillary provision

82.Subsection (1) of this section gives the Scottish Ministers a freestanding regulation-making power to make any incidental, supplementary, consequential, transitional, transitory or saving provision that they consider appropriate for the purposes of, or in connection with, giving full effect to the Act. Subsection (2) allows such regulations to modify any enactment (including the Act itself).

83.Subsection (3) provides that regulations under subsection (1) which amend the text of primary legislation will be subject to the affirmative Parliamentary procedure. Otherwise they will be subject to the negative Parliamentary procedure.