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(1)OSCR must make the Register available for public inspection—
(a)at all reasonable times at its principal office,
(b)at such other places as it thinks fit, and
(c)otherwise as it thinks fit.
(2)It is for OSCR to determine the form and manner in which the Register is made available; but in doing so OSCR must ensure that the information in the Register is made reasonably obtainable.
(3)OSCR must publicise the arrangements which it makes in pursuance of subsection (1).
(4)OSCR may charge such fee (not exceeding the cost of supply) as it thinks fit for providing information under any arrangements it makes under subsection (1)(b) and (c).
(1)OSCR may by notice require any charity to provide to it—
(a)any document, or a copy of or extract from any document,
(b)documents of any type, or copies of or extracts from such documents,
(c)other information or explanation,
which OSCR requires in relation to the charity’s entry in the Register.
(2)The notice must specify—
(a)the documents, type of documents, copies, extracts, information or explanation which the charity is to provide to OSCR, and
(b)the date (which must be at least 14 days after the date on which the notice is given) by which the charity must do so.
(3)Subsection (1) does not authorise OSCR to require the disclosure of anything which a charity would be entitled to refuse to disclose on grounds of confidentiality in proceedings in the Court of Session.
(1)A person who requests a charity to provide a copy of its—
(b)latest statement of account prepared under section 44,
is, if the request is reasonable, entitled to be given that copy constitution or copy statement of account (if any) by the charity in such form as the person may reasonably request.
(2)A charity may charge such fee as it thinks fit for complying with such a request; but such a fee must not exceed the cost of supplying the document requested or, if less, any maximum fee which the Scottish Ministers may by order prescribe.
(3)The Scottish Ministers may by order exempt from the duty set out in subsection (1) any charities which meet such criteria as may be specified in the order.
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