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Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000

Subsection (2)

82.This provides for the possibility that any part of the Scottish Administration may have more than one accountable officer responsible for it. This would enable, for example an accountable officer to be designated for an Agency within a Department whilst still having a departmental accountable officer.

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