Explanatory Notes

Islands (Scotland) Act 2018

2018 asp 12

6 July 2018

Overview of the Act



Section 29 – Regulations

80.Subsection (1) of this section provides that the powers of the Scottish Ministers to make regulations under this Act include additionally the power to make different provision for different purposes and to make incidental, supplementary, consequential, transitional, transitory or saving provision. Subsection (2) provides that regulations under sections 7(3), 9(1), 21 and 24(1) are subject to the affirmative Parliamentary procedure.

81.However, subsection (3) provides that this section does not apply to ancillary regulations under section 30(1); or to commencement regulations under section 30(2). By virtue of section 30(2) of the Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010, such commencement regulations will simply be laid before Parliament as soon as practicable after being made, with no further procedure.