1 Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Scotland Act 1998 (Functions Exercisable in or as Regards Scotland) Order 1999 and shall come into force on 30th June 1999.

NOTES
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Specified date

Specified date: 30 June 1999: see above.

2 Interpretation

2Interpretation

(1)    In this Order—

“the 1949 Act” means the Wireless Telegraphy Act 1949;

“the 1984 Act” means the Repatriation of Prisoners Act 1984;

“the 1985 Act” means the Interception of Communications Act 1985;

“the 1989 Act” means the Prisons (Scotland) Act 1989;

“the 1991 Act” means the Criminal Justice Act 1991;

“the 1993 Act” means the Prisoners and Criminal Proceedings (Scotland) Act 1993;

“the 1997 Act” means the Crime (Sentences) Act 1997;

“the 1998 Act” means the Scotland Act 1998;

“the 1998 Order” means the Transfer of Prisoners (Restricted Transfers) (Channel Islands and Isle of Man) Order 1998;

“existing provisions” has the same meaning as in Schedule 6 to the 1993 Act;

“Scottish fishing boat” means a fishing vessel which is registered in the register maintained under section 8 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 and whose entry in the register specifies a port in Scotland as the port to which the vessel is to be treated as belonging;

“the Guernsey enactments” means the Prison Administration (Guernsey) Law, 1949, the Parole Review Committee (Guernsey) Law, 1989, the Criminal Justice (Youth Detention) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 1990, the Parole Review Committee Ordinance, 1991 and the Prison Administration (Guernsey) Ordinance, 1998;

“the Isle of Man enactments” means the Custody Act 1995 (an Act of Tynwald);

“the Jersey enactments” means the Prison (Jersey) Law, 1957, the Prison (Jersey) Rules 1957, the Criminal Justice (Jersey) Law, 1957, the Court of Appeal (Jersey) Law, 1961, the Criminal Proceedings (Computation of Sentences) (Jersey) Rules, 1968 and the Criminal Justice (Young Offenders) (Jersey) Law 1994;

“the Northern Ireland enactments” means the Prison Act (Northern Ireland) 1953, the Treatment of Offenders (Northern Ireland) Order 1976, the Northern Ireland (Remission of Sentences) Act 1995, the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 and the Northern Ireland (Sentences) Act 1998;

“restricted transfer” has the meaning given in paragraph 6(1)(a) of Schedule 1 to the 1997 Act.

(2)    Any word or expression used in this Order in referring to any enactment and also used in the enactment has the same meaning as it has in the enactment.

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Specified date: 30 June 1999: see art 1.

Prisons, Custodial Institutions & Service of Sentence95 Appeals97 Prison Administration & Establishment97 Criminal Procedure95 Transport Law97 Admiralty, Shipping & Navigation97 Information Technology & Telecommunications94 Criminal Law & Disposition of Offenders95 Telecommunications94 Commercial Law97 Fishing Vessels94 Immigration & Nationality93 Expulsion93 Prisoners97 Sentencing Powers & General Principles of Sentencing91 Registration of Ships & Fishing Vessels97 Young Persons95

3 General

3General

The functions specified in Schedule 1 to this Order are to be treated, for such purposes of the 1998 Act as may be so specified in relation to that function, as being or, as the case may be, not being functions which are exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 30 June 1999: see art 1.

4 Prisoners etc

4Prisoners etc

(1)    Any function under the 1984 Act, the 1993 Act, the 1997 Act or the 1998 Order which is specified in Schedule 2 to this Order is to be treated for the purposes of section 53 of the 1998 Act as being a function exercisable in or as regards Scotland if the function is exercisable in the case mentioned in relation to that function.

(2)    Any function under the 1989 Act or the 1993 Act which is specified in Schedule 3 to this Order is to be treated for the purposes of section 53 of the 1998 Act as being a function exercisable in or as regards Scotland if the function is exercisable in the case mentioned in relation to that function.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 30 June 1999: see art 1.

5 Fisheries and aquaculture

5Fisheries and aquaculture

So far as a function under Community law, or to which section 53(2)(a) of the 1998 Act applies, is exercisable—

(a)    in relation to fishing or aquaculture in the Scottish zone;

(b)    in relation to fishing outside that zone by Scottish fishing boats;

(c)    in relation to any fish or aquaculture organisation applying for recognition as a producers' organisation, or recognised as such in accordance with Community law, whose area covered by the application for recognition, in so far as within the United Kingdom or British fishery limits, is wholly or mainly within Scotland or the Scottish zone,

it shall be treated for all purposes of the 1998 Act as exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 30 June 1999: see art 1.

Agriculture, Animals & Fisheries92 European Union Law99 EU Agriculture & Fisheries99 Fisheries92

6 Agriculture

6Agriculture

(1)    So far as a specified function under Community law, or a function to which section 53(2)(a) of the 1998 Act applies, is exercisable in relation to a Scottish farmer it shall be treated for all purposes of the 1998 Act as exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

(2)    In this article—

“Scottish farmer” means a farmer whose holding is situated wholly or partly in Scotland and “farmer” and “holding” shall have the same meaning as in Article 1.4 of Council Regulation 3508/92 establishing an integrated administration and control system for certain Community aid schemes; and

“specified function under Community law” means any function related to the implementation of any legislative instrument of the European Community adopted in pursuance of its common agricultural policy, which applies in relation to agricultural activities by reference to a holding.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 30 June 1999: see art 1.

EU Agriculture94 EU Agriculture & Fisheries94 European Union Law94

7 Marine dredging

7Marine dredging

So far as a function under Community law, or to which section 53(2)(a) of the 1998 Act applies, is exercisable in relation to the extraction of minerals by dredging in the Scottish zone, it shall be treated for all purposes of the 1998 Act as exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 30 June 1999: see art 1.

8 Functions not exercisable in or as regards Scotland: prisoners etc

8Functions not exercisable in or as regards Scotland: prisoners etc

(1)    Where a function under a particular provision of the 1984 Act, the 1993 Act, the 1997 Act or the 1998 Order is specified in Schedule 2 to this Order, any further function under that provision is to be treated for the purposes of section 53 of the 1998 Act as not being a function exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

(2)    Any function under any provision of the 1991 Act, the 1997 Act, the Crime and Disorder Act 1998, the Guernsey enactments, the Isle of Man enactments, the Jersey enactments or the Northern Ireland enactments which is specified in Schedule 4 to this Order is to be treated for the purposes of section 53 of the 1998 Act as not being a function exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 30 June 1999: see art 1.

Signature

A K Galloway

Clerk of the Privy Council

SCHEDULE 1 Functions Exercisable in or as Regards Scotland: General

SCHEDULE 1Functions Exercisable in or as Regards Scotland: General Article 3Wireless Telegraphy Act 1949 (c 54)

1

(1)    The function of the Secretary of State under section 5(b) of the 1949 Act (misleading messages and interception and disclosure of messages) is, for the purposes of section 63 of the 1998 Act, to be treated—

(a)    as a function exercisable in or as regards Scotland if it is exercisable in the class of case mentioned in sub-paragraph (2) below; but

(b)    as otherwise not being exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

(2)    The class of case mentioned in this sub-paragraph constitutes any case where an authorisation of the Secretary of State under section 5(b) of the 1949 Act would authorise a person—

(a)    to use any wireless telegraphy apparatus with intent to obtain information as to the contents, sender or addressee of any message (whether sent by means of wireless telegraphy or not) which neither the person using the apparatus nor any person on whose behalf he is acting is authorised by the Secretary of State to receive where—

(i)    the person authorised to use the wireless telegraphy apparatus is in Scotland; and

(ii)    the person who is the sender or addressee of any such message is, or is reasonably believed by the person authorised to use the wireless telegraphy apparatus to be, located in Scotland when the apparatus is used with intent to obtain information as to the contents, sender or addressee of the message; and

(b)    to disclose any information as to the contents, sender or addressee of any such message.

Pharmacy Act 1954 (c 61)

2

The Secretary of State's functions under paragraph 3(4)(b) of Schedule 1C to the Pharmacy Act 1954 (c 61) (function of approving appointment of persons as chairman or deputy chairman of panel of persons eligible for membership of appeals tribunals) are to be treated, for the purposes of section 63 of the 1998 Act, as being exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

Medicines Act 1968 (c 67)

3

(1)    The function of the Ministers under section 2 of the Medicines Act 1968 of appointing members of the Medicines Commission is to be treated, for the purposes of section 63 of the 1998 Act, as exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

(2)    The function of the Ministers, the Health Ministers or the Agriculture Ministers under section 4(1) and (5) of the Medicines Act 1968 of establishing committees and appointing the members and chairmen of such committees is to be treated, for the purposes of section 63 of the 1998 Act, as exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

Taxes Management Act 1970 (c 9)

4

The Secretary of State's functions under sections 4, 4A, 46A and 56B of the Taxes Management Act 1970 (c 9) (functions of being consulted by the Lord Chancellor on appointment of Special Commissioners, removal of such persons and appointments of deputy Special Commissioners; and of consenting to regulations by the Lord Chancellor about jurisdiction, practice and procedure) are to be treated, for the purposes of section 63 of the 1998 Act, as being exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

Data Protection Act 1984 (c 35)

5

The Secretary of State's functions under section 3(3)(a) and (b) of the Data Protection Act 1984 (c 35) (functions of being consulted by the Lord Chancellor on appointments of chairman and deputy chairman of the Data Protection Tribunal) are to be treated, for the purposes of section 63 of the 1998 Act, as being exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

Interception of Communications Act 1985 (c 56)

6

(1)    The function of the Secretary of State under section 2 of the 1985 Act (warrants for interception) is, for the purposes of section 63 of the 1998 Act, to be treated—

(a)    as being exercisable in or as regards Scotland if it is exercisable in the class of case mentioned in sub-paragraph (2) below; but

(b)    as otherwise not being exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

(2)    The class of case mentioned in this sub-paragraph constitutes any case where the warrant under section 2 of the 1985 Act would require the person to whom the warrant is addressed—

(a)    to intercept, in the course of their transmission by post or by means of a public telecommunication system (within the meaning of the Telecommunications Act 1984), such communications to or from—

(i)    a person who is, or is reasonably believed by the Secretary of State to be, located in Scotland at the time when the warrant is issued; or

(ii)    premises whose location is in Scotland,

as may be specified or described in the warrant by virtue of section 3(1) of the 1985 Act (scope of warrants); and

(b)    to disclose the intercepted material to such persons and in such manner as are described in the warrant.

(3)    Any function of the Secretary of State under section 4(3) or (4), 5(1)(a) or (2) or 6(1) of the 1985 Act (issue and duration of warrants, modification of warrants etc and safeguards) is, for the purposes of section 63 of the 1998 Act, to be treated—

(a)    as being exercisable in or as regards Scotland if it is exercisable in the class of case mentioned in sub-paragraph (4) below; but

(b)    as otherwise not being exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

(4)    The class of case mentioned in this sub-paragraph constitutes any case where—

(a)    the function is exercisable in relation to a warrant issued under section 2 of the 1985 Act; and

(b)    the function of issuing such a warrant is, under sub-paragraphs (1) and (2) above, to be treated for the purposes of section 63 of the 1998 Act as a case where the function is, for those purposes, treated as being exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

Transport Act 1985 (c 67)

7

The Secretary of State's functions under paragraph 15 of Schedule 4 to the Transport Act 1985 (function of being consulted by the Lord Chancellor on appointments of president and chairman of the Transport Tribunals removal of such persons from office and determining their terms and conditions) are to be treated, for the purposes of section 63 of the 1998 Act, as being functions which are exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

Building Societies Act 1986 (c 53)

8

The Secretary of State's functions under section 47(2) of the Building Societies Act 1986 (c 53) (function of appointing chairman of an appeal tribunal) are to be treated, for the purposes of section 63 of the 1998 Act, as being exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

Financial Services Act 1986 (c 60)

9

The Secretary of State's functions under section 96(2)(a) of the Financial Services Act 1986 (c 60 (function of being consulted by the Lord Chancellor on appointments of persons to serve as members of the Financial Services Tribunal) are to be treated, for the purposes of section 63 of the 1998 Act, as being exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (c 48)

10

The Secretary of State's functions under sections 145 and 150 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (c 48) (functions of being consulted by the Lord Chancellor on appointments of chairman and deputy chairman of the Copyright Tribunal and on rules for regulating proceedings before that Tribunal) are to be treated, for the purposes of section 63 of the 1998 Act, as being exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

Education (Student Loans) Act 1990 (c 6)

11

The Secretary of State's functions under the Education (Student Loans) Act 1990 are to be treated, for the purposes of section 53 of the 1998 Act, as exercisable in or as regards Scotland only where they relate to a loan—

(a)    to a student whose earliest available home address in the computer records of the Student Loans Company Limited as at 1st July 1999 is in Scotland; or

(b)    to a student who obtains a loan for the first time after 1st July 1999 and who gives an address in Scotland as the home address in the first application for a loan.

Child Support Act 1991 (c 48)

12

The Secretary of State's functions under sections 22(3), 24(9), 25(6) and 45(6) of and paragraph 7 of Schedule 4 to, the Child Support Act 1991 (c 48) (functions of being consulted by the Lord Chancellor on regulations about proceedings before the Child Support Commissioners, and about appeals to and from those Commissioners; on orders abolishing appeal tribunals, and on removal of those Commissioners and appointments of deputy Child Support Commissioners), are to be treated, for the purposes of section 63 of the 1998 Act, as being exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

Social Security Administration Act 1992 (c 5)

13

The Secretary of State's functions under sections 51, 52 and 189(10) of, and paragraph 1 of Schedule 2 to, the Social Security Administration Act 1992 (c 5) (functions of being consulted by the Lord Chancellor on appointments of President and chairman of tribunals and deputy Social Security Commissioners; on regulations under the Act generally; and on removal of Social Security Commissioners or the President or a chairman of tribunals) are to be treated, for the purposes of section 63 of the 1998 Act, as being exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

Finance (No 2) Act 1992 (c 48)

14

The function of the Secretary of State under section 75(1) of the Finance (No 2) Act 1992 (c 48) (function of consenting to regulations by the Lord Chancellor providing for Commissioners to hold office by a different name) is to be treated, for the purposes of section 63 of the 1998 Act, as being exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

Intelligence Services Act 1994 (c 13)

15

(1)    The function of the Secretary of State under section 5 of the Intelligence Services Act 1994 (warrants: general) is, for the purposes of section 63 of the 1998 Act, to be treated—

(a)    as being exercisable in or as regards Scotland if it is exercisable in the class of case mentioned in sub-paragraph (2) below; but

(b)    as otherwise not being exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

(2)    The class of case mentioned in this sub-paragraph constitutes any case where the warrant under section 5 of the said Act of 1994 would authorise—

(a)    the taking of action in respect of heritable property situated in Scotland or any moveable property which is located, or is reasonably believed by the Secretary of State to be located, in Scotland at the time when the warrant is issued; or

(b)    the taking of action in respect of interference with wireless telegraphy where the action amounting to interference takes place in Scotland.

(3)    Any function of the Secretary of State under section 6(3) or (4) of the said Act of 1994 (warrants: procedure and duration, etc) is, for the purposes of section 63 of the 1998 Act, to be treated—

(a)    as being exercisable in or as regards Scotland if it is exercisable in the class of case mentioned in sub-paragraph (4) below; but

(b)    as otherwise not being exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

(4)    The class of case mentioned in this sub-paragraph constitutes any case where—

(a)    the function is exercisable in relation to a warrant issued under section 5 of the said Act of 1994; and

(b)    the function of issuing such a warrant is, under sub-paragraphs (1) and (2) above, to be treated for the purposes of section 63 of the 1998 Act as a case where the function is, for those purposes, treated as being exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

Value Added Tax Act 1994 (c 23)

16

The Secretary of State's functions under paragraphs 2, 3 and 9 of Schedule 12 to the Value Added Tax Act 1994 (c 23) (functions of being consulted by the Lord Chancellor on appointment of President of VAT tribunals, on his continuation in, or removal from, office and on rules for procedure before VAT tribunals) are to be treated, for the purposes of section 63 of the 1998 Act, as being exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

Trade Marks Act 1994 (c 26)

17

The Secretary of State's functions under section 77(4) of the Trade Marks Act 1994 (c 26) (function of being consulted by the Lord Chancellor on appointments as persons to hear appeals under the Act and removal of such persons from office) are to be treated for the purposes of section 63 of the 1998 Act, as being exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

Reserve Forces Act 1996 (c 14)

18

The functions of the Lord Chancellor and the Secretary of State under sections 90(1) and (3) and 91(1) and (3) of the Reserve Forces Act 1996 (c 14) (functions of appointing panels of chairmen and ordinary members of reserve forces appeal tribunals and determining their terms of office) are to be treated for the purposes of section 63 of the 1998 Act, as being exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

Social Security Act 1998 (c 14)

19

The Secretary of State's functions under sections 5(1) and 79(2) of, and paragraph 1(4) of Schedule 1 and paragraph 8 of Schedule 4 to, the Social Security Act 1998 (c 14) (functions of being consulted by the Lord Chancellor on appointment and removal of President of appeal tribunals, appointments of deputy Commissioners, removal of Commissioners and on regulations under the Act generally) are to be treated, for the purposes of section 63 of the 1998 Act, as being exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

Data Protection Act 1998 (c 29)

20

The Secretary of State's functions under section 6(4)(a) and (b) of the Data Protection Act 1998 (c 29) (functions of being consulted by the Lord Chancellor on appointments of chairman and deputy chairmen of the Data Protection Tribunal) are to be treated, for the purposes of section 63 of the 1998 Act, as being exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

Competition Act 1998 (c 41)

21

The Secretary of State's functions under paragraphs 2(4) and 4(4) of Schedule 7 to the Competition Act 1998 (c 41) (function of being consulted by the Secretary of State on appointments to the panel of chairmen of the Competition Commission and on appointment of the President of the Competition Commission Appeal Tribunals) are to be treated, for the purposes of section 63 of the 1998 Act, as being exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

Social Security Contributions (Transfer of Functions, etc) Act 1999 (c 2)

22

The Secretary of State's functions under section 13(1) of the Social Security Contributions (Transfer of Functions, etc) Act 1999 (c 2) (function of concurring in regulations by the Board concerning appeals to the tax appeal Commissioners) are to be treated, for the purposes of section 63 of the 1998 Act, as being exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

Building Societies Appeal Tribunal Regulations 1987 (SI 1987/891)

23

The Secretary of State's functions under regulation 6 of the Building Societies Appeal Tribunal Regulations 1987 (SI 1987/891) (function of being requested by the secretary to appoint a tribunal) are to be treated, for the purposes of section 63 of the 1998 Act, as being exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 30 June 1999: see art 1.

Taxes Management79 Boards & Tribunals94 Insurance Law79 Banking & Finance Law79 Telecommunications89 Competition Institutions89 Building Societies79 Civil Procedure & Administration of Justice94 Patents79 Tax Law79 Intellectual Property Law79 Health Law89 Information Technology & Telecommunications89 Copyrights79 Media & Communications89 Financial Institutions79 VAT79 Financial Services & Activities79 Postal Services89 Pharmacy, Drugs & Medicinal Products89 HMRC Administration79 Competition Law89 Data Protection89

SCHEDULE 2 Functions Exercisable in or as Regards Scotland: PrisonersFunctions Under the 1984 Act, the 1993 Act, the 1997 Act and the 1998 Order

SCHEDULE 2Functions Exercisable in or as Regards Scotland: Prisoners—Functions Under the 1984 Act, the 1993 Act, the 1997 Act and the 1998 Order Articles 4(1) and 8(1)Repatriation of Prisoners Act 1984

1

(1)    The functions of the Secretary of State under the following provisions of the 1984 Act.

(2)    Section 1(1)(b) (issue of warrant for transfer), in relation to a person who is the subject of the proposed transfer is for the time being required to be detained in a prison, a hospital or any other institution either—

(a)    in Scotland; or

(b)    in the country or territory in question if it is proposed to transfer him from that country or territory to Scotland.

(3)    Section 1(1) to (5), so far as relating to a warrant for the transfer of a person mentioned in sub-paragraph (2) above.

(4)    Section 2(3) (transfer out of the United Kingdom), where the order referred to in section 2(2) relates to a person who has been removed from Scotland by virtue of a warrant issued under section 1.

(5)    Section 3(1)(c) and (3) (transfer into the United Kingdom), where the warrant provides for the transfer of the prisoner into Scotland.

(6)    Section 4(1) (temporary return), in relation to a prisoner is a person who is either—

(a)    detained in Scotland and the transfers are to be for the purpose of a temporary return of the prisoner to a country or territory outside the British Islands from which he has previously been transferred into Scotland under the 1984 Act or any other enactment; or

(b)    detained in a country or territory outside the British Islands to which he has previously been transferred from Scotland under the 1984 Act.

(7)    Section 5(2) and (3) (operation of warrant and retaking prisoners), where the warrant provides for the transfer of a prisoner to or from Scotland.

(8)    Section 6(1) (revocation etc of warrants), where the warrant provides for the transfer of a prisoner to or from Scotland.

(9)    Section 7(2) and (3) (expenses), where the transfer is to Scotland.

(10)    Section 8(3) (interpretation and certificates), in any case where the function of issuing or warrant is, under article 4 of and the preceding provisions of this paragraph of this Schedule to this Order, to be treated for the purposes of section 53 of the 1998 Act, as a case where the function is exercisable in or as regards Scotland.

(11)    Paragraph 2 of the Schedule (operation of certain enactments in relation to the prisoner) as it has effect by virtue of paragraphs 5 to 7 of Schedule 2 to the 1997 Act (repatriation of prisoners to the British Islands: prisoners repatriated to Scotland), where the warrant provides for the transfer of a prisoner to Scotland.

Prisoners and Criminal Proceedings (Scotland) Act 1993

2

(1)    The function of the Secretary of State under section 14(2) of the 1993 Act (supervised release of short-term prisoners) in so far as it relates to the making of a supervised release order in respect of a prisoner transferred to a prison in Scotland to serve his sentence.

(2)    The function of the Secretary of State under section 14(4) of the 1993 Act (supervised release of short-term prisoners) in so far as it relates to the designation of an appropriate authority, or, as the case may be, justices for the purposes of a supervised release order in respect of a short-term prisoner, and the authority, or as the case may be, justices is or are outwith Scotland.

(3)    The function of the Secretary of State under section 14(5) of the 1993 Act (supervised release of short-term prisoners) in so far as it relates to the informing of a prisoner under section 14(5)(a) of that Act of a designation of an appropriate authority, or, as the case may be, justices for the purposes of a supervised release order in respect of a short term prisoner, and the authority, or as the case may be, justices, is or are outwith Scotland, or in so far as it relates to the carrying out of the duties under section 14(5)(b) of that Act, and these duties are performed outwith Scotland.

(4)    The function of the Secretary of State under section 15(1) of the 1993 Act (variation of supervised release of short-term prisoners) in so far as it relates to the variation under section 15(1) of a designation under section 14(4) of that Act of an appropriate authority, or, as the case may be, justices for the purposes of a supervised release order in respect of a short term prisoner, and the second designee authority, or as the case may be, justices, is or are outwith Scotland.

(5)    The function of the Secretary of State under section 15(2) of the 1993 Act (variation of supervised release of short-term prisoners) in so far as it relates to the determination of the date under section 15(2) of that Act of the coming into effect of a variation under section 15(1) of a designation under section 14(4) of that Act of an appropriate authority, or, as the case may be, justices for the purposes of a supervised release order in respect of a short term prisoner, and the second designee authority, or as the case may be, justices, is or are out-with Scotland.

(6)    The function of the Secretary of State under section 15(3) of the 1993 Act (variation of supervised release of short-term prisoners) in so far as it relates to the informing under 15(3)(a)(i) of that Act of a person subject to a supervised release order of a variation under section 15(1) of a designation under section 14(4) of that Act of an appropriate authority, or, as the case may be, justices for the purposes of a supervised release order in respect of a short term prisoner, and the second designee authority, or as the case may be, justices, is or are out-with Scotland, or the sending of a copy under section 15(3)(a)(ii) of that Act to the second designee, or the first designee sending under section 15(3)(b) to the second designee the relevant documents and information in relation to such a designation.

Crime (Sentences) Act 1997

3

(1)    The following functions of the Secretary of State under Schedule 1 to the 1997 Act (transfer of prisoners within the British Islands).

(2)    The function under paragraph 1(1) in relation to an applicant who is a person remanded in custody or serving a sentence of imprisonment in Scotland.

(3)    The function under paragraph 1(4) in relation to a person who has been transferred to Scotland.

(4)    The function under paragraph 2(1) in relation to a person remanded in custody or serving a sentence of imprisonment in Scotland.

(5)    The functions under paragraph 2(3) and (4) in relation to a person transferred from Scotland who is, by virtue of the transfer, in the country or island to which he was transferred.

(6)    The functions under paragraph 3(1) and (3) in relation to a person remanded in custody, serving a sentence of imprisonment or detained in a prison in Scotland.

(7)    The function under paragraph 4(1) in relation to a person undergoing or about to undergo supervision in Scotland.

(8)    The function under paragraph 5(1) in relation to a transfer under Part I of Schedule 1 in pursuance of another function mentioned in this paragraph.

(9)    The function under paragraph 7(1) in relation to a person or supervision transferred from Scotland.

(10)    The function under paragraph 7(2) in relation to a person whose transfer is from Scotland.

(11)    The function under paragraph 10(3).

(12)    The function under paragraph 11(3).

(13)    The function under paragraph 15(3) in relation to a person transferred to Scotland.

(14)    The function under paragraph 15(4) in relation to a person whose supervision has been transferred to Scotland under paragraph 4(1) or (2) on an unrestricted transfer and who is in Scotland by virtue of the transfer.

(15)    The function under paragraph 15(5).

(16)    The function under paragraph 17(5) in relation to a person unlawfully at large who is liable to be detained in a prison in another part of the United Kingdom and who is sentenced to imprisonment by a court in Scotland.

The Transfer of Prisoners (Restricted Transfers) (Channel Islands and Isle of Man) Order 1998

4

(1)    The following functions of the Secretary of State under the 1998 Order.

(2)    Paragraph 5(3) of Schedule 1.

(3)    Paragraph 6(3) of Schedule 1.

(4)    Paragraph 7(3) of Schedule 1.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 30 June 1999: see art 1.

Discharge & Release of Prisoners98 Prisons, Custodial Institutions & Service of Sentence98 Immigration & Nationality96 Criminal Law & Disposition of Offenders98 Expulsion96 Prisoners99

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Order)

This Order makes provision under section 30(3) of the Scotland Act 1998.

In particular, the Order makes provision to the effect that certain functions specified in the Order should be treated, for such purposes of that Act as may be specified in relation to that function, as being or, as the case may be, not being functions which are exercisable in or as regards Scotland. Article 2 of the Order provides for the interpretation of terms used in the Order. Article 3 of, and Schedule 1 to, the Order make general provisions. Articles 4 and 8 of, and Schedules 2, 3 and 4 to, the Order make provision as regards certain functions in relation to prisoners. Articles 5 and 6 make provision concerning certain functions in relation to, respectively, fisheries and agriculture. Article 7 makes provision concerning functions in relation to marine dredging.