Scottish Parliamentary Commissions and Commissioners etc. Act 2010

Annual reportsS

3In section 10 (annual reports)—S

(a)at the end of subsection (1) there is inserted “ during the reporting year ”,

(b)in subsection (2) for “the period covered by the report”, in both places where those words occur, and for “that period” there is substituted, in each case, “ the reporting year ”, and

(c)after subsection (2) there is inserted—

(3)The report must be laid before the Parliament within 7 months after the end of the reporting year.

(4)In preparing the report, the Commissioner must comply with any direction given by the Parliamentary corporation as to the form and content of the report.

(5)In this section “reporting year” means the year beginning on 1 April.