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Scottish Parliamentary Commissions and Commissioners etc. Act 2010

Glossary of Statutes and Terms Used in the Notes

3.When the following abbreviated expressions are used in these notes their full citation is as shown below. In some places, to assist the reader, the full phrase or title is used.


FOISAFreedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (asp 13)
“the SCCYP ActCommissioner for Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2003 (asp 17)
“the Ethical Standards ActEthical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Act 2000 (asp 7).
“the Parliamentary Standards ActScottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner  Act 2002 (asp 16).
“the Public Appointments ActPublic Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003 (asp 4).
“the SCHR ActScottish Commission for Human Rights Act 2006 (asp 16)
“the SPSO ActScottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002 (asp 11)


Parliamentary corporation the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body.
“the SCCYPthe Commissioner for Children and Young People in Scotland.
“the CESPLSthe Commission for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland
“the CIOthe Chief Investigating Officer.
“the OCPASthe Commissioner for Public Appointments in Scotland.
the reportReport by the Review of the SPCB Supported Bodies Committee published on 21 May 2009, (1st Report 2009, SP Paper 266) which contained its recommendations.
“the RSSB CommitteeReview of the SPCB Supported Bodies Committee.
“the SHRCthe Scottish Human Rights Commission.
“the SICthe Scottish Information Commissioner.
“the SPSCthe Scottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner.
“the SPSOthe Scottish Public Services Ombudsman.
“the Standards Commissionthe Standards Commission for Scotland.

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