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Agriculture (Retained EU Law and Data) (Scotland) Act 2020

Section 5 – Duration of the powers under sections 2, 3 and 4

114.Subsection (1) provides that the powers in sections 2, 3 and 4 cannot be exercised by the Scottish Ministers after 7 May 2026, which is the expected date of the elections to follow the 2021 to 2026 session of the Scottish Parliament.

115.Subsection (2) ensures that the expiry of those powers does not affect the continuation in force of any regulations made under those sections prior to 7 May 2026.

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