Election 2021

The Scottish Parliament is in recess ahead of the election on 6 May.

Because of Covid-19, there are some changes to how the Parliament prepares for the election.

Find out more in our Election 2021 pages

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Bills and Laws

Secondary legislation

Find out about secondary legislation


Provisional affirmative SSIs

Provisional affirmative SSIs are not very common. They are usually used for emergency situations because they can make changes straight away before Parliament has looked at the SSI. The SSI must get Parliament’s approval within 28 days for the changes it makes to remain law.