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Energy Act 2008

Section 107 and Schedule 5: Minor and consequential amendments

606.This section introduces Schedule 5, which contains minor and consequential amendments, described in the Explanatory Notes under the Parts to which they pertain. It also confers on the Secretary of State powers to make any further amendments to Acts of Parliament, Acts of the Scottish Parliament or other instruments by order. These orders are subject to negative resolution procedure, unless they modify an Act or an Act of the Scottish Parliament in which case they are subject to affirmative resolution procedure (see section 106). The section also empowers Scottish Ministers to make amendments to Acts of Parliament, Acts of the Scottish Parliament or other instruments in consequence if Chapter 3 of Part 1 as that Chapter applies in relation to the territorial sea adjacent to Scotland or in relation to functions of the Scottish Minister. Instruments which amend Acts of Parliament or Acts of the Scottish Parliament are subject to approval of the Scottish Parliament.

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