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Vulnerable Witnesses (Criminal Evidence) (Scotland) Act 2019


Section 11 – Ancillary provision

53.Section 11 enables the Scottish Minsters to make regulations making ancillary provision to give full effect to the Act or any provision made under it, including by modifying any enactment. Regulations made under section 11 which modify an enactment attract the affirmative Parliamentary procedure. If they do not modify an enactment, they attract the negative Parliamentary procedure.

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