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(1)In preparing their accessibility strategy, a responsible body shall—
(a)have regard to the need to allocate adequate resources for implementing the strategy;
(b)consult such children, parents and young persons as they think fit; and
(c)have regard to any guidance issued by the Scottish Ministers as to—
(i)the content of an accessibility strategy;
(ii)the form in which it is to be produced; and
(iii)the persons to be consulted in its preparation.
(2)Any guidance issued for the purposes of subsection (1)(c)(iii) above may refer to persons other than persons whom a responsible body is required, by subsection (1)(b) above, to consult.
(3)A responsible body shall have regard to any guidance issued by the Scottish Ministers as to compliance with the requirements of section 1(4) of this Act.
(4)A responsible body shall—
(a)as soon as they have prepared an accessibility strategy, provide the Scottish Ministers with a copy of it; and
(b)on being so required by the Scottish Ministers at any time after the body have revised their accessibility strategy, provide them with a copy of the strategy as revised.
(5)If requested to do so, the responsible body shall—
(a)make a copy of their accessibility strategy available for inspection at such reasonable times as they may determine; and
(b)subject to subsection (6) below, make the information in their accessibility strategy available in any alternative form stipulated by the person requesting it.
(6)For the purposes of subsection (5)(b) above, “alternative form” means any form or forms, other than writing, as may be prescribed by regulations.
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