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Scottish Commission for Human Rights Act 2006

Section 5: Power to co-operate etc. with others

20.This section empowers the Commission to consult, act jointly with, co-operate with or assist any other person. Subsection (2) further states that the Commission must ensure so far as practicable that activity undertaken does not unnecessarily duplicate the work of other statutory agencies with shared interests or remits that overlap with that of the Commission.

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