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Housing (Scotland) Act 2010

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Studies, co-operation and annual reports

17Studies

(1)The Regulator may carry out, or commission, studies or research to inform its approach towards meeting its objective.

(2)The Regulator may publish a report on any study or research.

18Co-operation with other regulators

(1)The Regulator must, so far as consistent with the proper performance of its functions, seek to secure co-operation between it and other relevant regulators.

(2)“Relevant regulators” are—

(a)the Office for Tenants and Social Landlords,

(b)the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator,

(c)Healthcare Improvement Scotland,

(d)Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland,

(e)the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman,

(f)the Financial Services Authority,

(g)the registrar of companies, and

(h)the Accounts Commission for Scotland.

(3)The Regulator may disclose any information to any relevant regulator—

(a)for any purpose connected with the performance of the Regulator’s functions, or

(b)for the purpose of enabling or assisting the relevant regulator to perform any functions.

19Annual reports

(1)As soon as practicable after 31 March in each year, the Regulator must—

(a)prepare and publish a general report on the exercise of its functions during the 12 month period ending on 31 March,

(b)lay a copy of it before the Scottish Parliament, and

(c)send a copy of it to Ministers.

(2)A general report must include information about the use of the Regulator’s powers under Parts 4 and 5 of this Act.

(3)It is otherwise for the Regulator to determine the form and content of a general report and by what means it is to be published.

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