Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 and the Coronavirus (Scotland) (No.2) Act 2020 - proposed extension: statement of reasons

Statement of Reasons providing detail on the considerations that have been made in the decision to seek an extension to the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 and the Coronavirus (Scotland) (No. 2) Act 2020 and the recommended list of provisions which are proposed to be covered by an extension.

4. Proportionality 

4.1 As part of the assessment of continued necessity that was undertaken, the Scottish Government considered if there were alternative options to extension for the provisions under Part 1 of both of the Scottish Acts. In all cases, for those provisions which are covered in this note, extension of the provisions was deemed to be necessary, proportionate and appropriate.



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