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Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000

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129.This section sets out the rights of access and explanation of an auditor carrying out the functions specified in sections 21 and 22. It also explains the rights of access for an examiner carrying out an examination of economy, efficiency and effectiveness under the terms set out in section 23. It implements the requirement in section 70(1)(d) of the Scotland Act.

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Text created by the Scottish Executive department responsible for the subject matter of the Act to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes were introduced in 1999 and accompany all Acts of the Scottish Parliament except those which result from Budget Bills

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