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Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Act 2000

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 CODES OF CONDUCT ETC.

    1. 1. Code of conduct for councillors

    2. 2. Model code of conduct for members of devolved public bodies

    3. 3. Codes of conduct for members of devolved public bodies

    4. 4. Revisal etc. of members’ codes

    5. 5. Duties of councils and devolved public bodies

    6. 6. Issue of guidance by Standards Commission

    7. 7. Register of interests

  3. PART 2 ENFORCEMENT

    1. 8. Standards Commission for Scotland

    2. 9. Appointment of Chief Investigating Officer and staff

    3. 10. Relationship between Commission and Chief Investigating Officer

    4. 11. Chief Investigating Officer to provide Commission with information

    5. 12. Conduct of Chief Investigating Officer’s investigations

    6. 13. Chief Investigating Officer’s powers

    7. 14. Chief Investigating Officer’s reports

    8. 15. Publication of reports

    9. 16. Action on receipt of reports

    10. 17. Hearings before Commission

    11. 18. Findings of hearings

    12. 19. Action on finding of contravention

    13. 20. Duty of Commission to provide information

    14. 21. Interim reports on investigations and action thereon

    15. 22. Appeals from Commission

    16. 23. Special provision for enforcement and suspension in case of Crown appointments

    17. 24. Special provision for employee and ex officio members of devolved public bodies

    18. 25. Special provision for the Water Industry Commissioner

    19. 26. Appeals by Water Industry Commissioner

    20. 27. Protection from actions of defamation

  4. PART 3 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS RELATING TO PARTS 1 TO 3

    1. 28. Definitions

    2. 29. Suspension and disqualification of councillors: supplementary and consequential provisions

    3. 30. Modification of enactments etc.

    4. 31. Preservation of previous law and rules in relation to members of devolved public bodies

  5. PART 4 CODES OF CONDUCT FOR MEMBERS OF OTHER BODIES

    1. 32. Codes of conduct for members of certain Scottish public authorities

  6. PART 5 FUNCTIONS OF CONTROLLER OF AUDIT AND ACCOUNTS COMMISSION FOR SCOTLAND

    1. 33. Procedure for special reports and modification of surcharge provisions

  7. PART 6 TEACHING AND WELFARE OF CHILDREN

    1. 34. Repeal of section 2A of Local Government Act 1986

    2. 35. Councils’ duties to children

  8. PART 7 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS RELATING TO PARTS 1 TO 6

    1. 36. Other repeals

    2. 37. Short title, commencement and transitional provision

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      THE STANDARDS COMMISSION FOR SCOTLAND

      1. 1.Status

      2. 2.General powers

      3. 3.Disqualification

      4. 4.Convener

      5. 5.Tenure of office

      6. 6.Remuneration and allowances

      7. 7.Employees

      8. 8.Chief Investigating Officer

      9. 9.Proceedings

      10. 10.Members’ interests

      11. 11.Expenses

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      CHIEF INVESTIGATING OFFICER

      1. 1.Appointment

      2. 2.Staff

      3. 3.Status

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      DEVOLVED PUBLIC BODIES

      1. The Accounts Commission for Scotland

      2. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of...

      3. The controlling body of an area tourist board established under...

      4. The Clinical Standards Board for Scotland

      5. The Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service, constituted...

      6. The Crofters Commission

      7. The Deer Commission for Scotland

      8. The board of management within the meaning of subsection (1)...

      9. A health board, constituted under section 2 of the National...

      10. Health Education Board for Scotland

      11. The Health Technology Board for Scotland

      12. Highlands and Islands Enterprise

      13. The Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park Authority

      14. The Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland

      15. The Board of Trustees for the National Galleries of Scotland,...

      16. A National Health Service trust

      17. The Trustees of the National Library of Scotland, constituted under...

      18. The Board of Trustees of the National Museums of Scotland...

      19. The Parole Board for Scotland

      20. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh...

      21. Scottish Agricultural Wages Board

      22. Scottish Ambulance Service Board

      23. The Scottish Arts Council

      24. Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration

      25. The Scottish Conveyancing and Executry Services Board

      26. The Scottish Council for Post Graduate Medical and Dental Education...

      27. The Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission

      28. Scottish Enterprise

      29. The Scottish Environment Protection Agency

      30. The Scottish Further Education Funding Council

      31. The Scottish Higher Education Funding Council

      32. Scottish Homes

      33. Scottish Hospital Endowments Research Trust, constituted under section 12 of...

      34. The Scottish Legal Aid Board

      35. The Scottish Medical Practices Committee, constituted under section 3 of...

      36. Scottish Natural Heritage

      37. The Scottish Qualifications Authority

      38. The Scottish Sports Council

      39. The Scottish Tourist Board

      40. Scottish Water

      41. The State Hospitals Board for Scotland

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      REPEALS

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