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Mandatory or discretionary inquiry applied for before 15th June 2017 to be held under the 1976 Act

4.—(1) Despite the repeal of the 1976 Act by section 39(1) of the 2016 Act, the 1976 Act and the Fatal Accident and Sudden Deaths Inquiry Procedure (Scotland) Rules 1977(1) continue to have effect in relation to any inquiry applied for under section 1(1) or 1A(4)(b) of the 1976 Act before 15th June 2017.

(2) Paragraphs 1 to 15 of schedule 2 of the 2016 Act (modification of enactments) do not apply to inquiries to which the 1976 Act continues to apply by virtue of paragraph (1).