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

Section 6 Issue of guidance by the Standards Commission

This section places a general duty on the Commission to issue guidance to councils and devolved public bodies stating how it will interact with them and how they will be expected to act in relation to the Commission.  The Commission is required to consult with such associations of local authorities as may have an interest and with any other person it thinks fit prior to issuing any guidance.

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