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Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020

Power to modify notice periods

38.Paragraph 8 provides a power for the Scottish Ministers, exercisable by negative procedure, to modify the length of any period of notice specified to apply during the relevant period. In exercising this power, the Scottish Ministers cannot specify a notice period which is longer than 6 months.

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