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Scottish Elections (Franchise and Representation) Act 2020

Section 11 - Ancillary provision

27.Section 11 enables the Scottish Ministers by regulations to make any incidental, supplementary, consequential, transitional, transitory or saving provision they consider appropriate for the purposes of, in connection with or for giving full effect to the Act or any provision made under it. Subsection (2) provides that regulations under this section may make different provision for different purposes or modify any enactment (including the Act). Subsection (3) provides that regulations under subsection (1) which contain provision adding to, replacing or omitting any part of the text of an Act are subject to the affirmative procedure. Subsection (4) provides that otherwise, regulations under subsection (1) are subject to the negative procedure.

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