1 Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Scotland Act 1998 (Modifications of Schedule 5) Order 2002 and shall come into force on the day after the day on which it is made.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 27 June 2002: see above.

2 Rail transport: promotion and construction of railways

2Rail transport: promotion and construction of railways

In Part II of Schedule 5 to the Scotland Act 1998 (specific reservations), in Section E2—

(a)    after the exception relating to the transfer of functions of passenger transport executives etc there is inserted—

“The promotion and construction of railways which start, end and remain in Scotland.”; and

(b)    before the definition of “railway services” there is inserted—

““railway” has the meaning given by section 67(1) of the Transport and Works Act 1992.”.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 27 June 2002: see art 1.

Signature

A K Galloway

Clerk of the Privy Council

EXPLANATORY NOTE

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

This Order makes modifications to Schedule 5 to the Scotland Act 1998 (c 46). That Schedule is concerned with matters which are outwith the legislative competence of the Scottish Parliament.

The Order adds a further exception to the reservation at Section E2 (rail transport) of Part II of Schedule 5. The amendment will permit the Scottish Parliament to legislate in relation to the promotion and construction of railways, which start, end and remain in Scotland.