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UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Continuity) (Scotland) Act 2021

Procedure for publication of strategy

212.Paragraph 2 sets out the procedure for publishing the strategy. In particular, it provides that Environmental Standards Scotland must consult on its strategy, and present it to the Scottish Parliament for approval, alongside a report on the consultation.

213.If, within 40 days of it being laid, the Scottish Parliament resolves not to approve the strategy, Environmental Standards Scotland must review and revise the strategy and resubmit it to Parliament within three months. This process will repeat until a strategy is approved.

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