9(1)As soon as practicable after the end of each financial year, the Committee must prepare a report on—S
(a)the discharge of the Committee's functions during that year;
(b)the actions that the Committee proposes to take during the following year in pursuance of its functions.
(2)The Committee must—
(a)send a copy of the report to the Scottish Ministers; and
(b)publish the report.
(3)The Committee must prepare and publish the report in accordance with any directions which the Scottish Ministers may give.
(4)The Scottish Ministers must as soon as reasonably practicable after receiving the report from the Committee, lay a copy of it before the Scottish Parliament.
(5)The Committee may publish such other reports on matters relevant to its functions as it considers appropriate.