Codes of practice
Section 13: Codes of practice
55.This section provides that the Scottish Ministers should draw up and keep under review specified codes of practice for those who have functions conferred on them by the legislation. The codes will offer guidance on the legislation itself and further practical information, for example on keeping records and on how to approach the relevant statutory authorities when required.
56.Subsection (2) requires the Scottish Ministers to consult relevant bodies before publishing or updating codes.