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Scottish Commission for Human Rights Act 2006

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In this Act, except where the context requires otherwise—

  • “the Commission” means the Scottish Commission for Human Rights (established by section 1(1)),

  • “Convention rights” has the meaning given in section 1 of the Human Rights Act 1998 (c. 42),

  • “human rights” has the meaning given in section 2(2),

  • “inquiry” means an inquiry under section 8,

  • “Parliament” means the Scottish Parliament,

  • “Parliamentary corporation” means the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body,

  • “Scottish public authority” has the meaning given in section 19,

  • “subject matter”, in relation to an inquiry, is to be construed in accordance with section 8(3).

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