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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

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      REPEALS

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