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Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011

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12Annual report

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(1)The Keeper must, after the end of each financial year—

(a)prepare a report on the carrying out of the Keeper’s functions under this Part during the year, and

(b)submit the report to the Scottish Ministers.

(2)The report must—

(a)be prepared in such form as the Scottish Ministers may direct,

(b)contain the information specified in subsection (3) and such other information as the Scottish Ministers may direct, and

(c)be submitted by such date as the Scottish Ministers may direct.

(3)The information referred to in subsection (2)(b) is—

(a)information about records management plans and revised records management plans agreed with the Keeper during the year,

(b)information about any records management reviews carried out by the Keeper during the year,

(c)details of any action notices issued by the Keeper during the year,

(d)the names of any authorities that have failed to comply with any of the requirements of an action notice together with details of the alleged failures.

(4)The Keeper may include in the report such other information as the Keeper considers appropriate.

(5)The Scottish Ministers must lay the report before the Scottish Parliament.

(6)The Keeper must, as soon as practicable after the report has been laid before the Parliament, publish the report in such manner as the Keeper considers appropriate.

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