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Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011

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6Records management reviews

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(1)The Keeper may carry out a review (a “records management review”) of whether an authority is complying with its records management plan.

(2)An authority must provide the Keeper with such assistance as the Keeper may require for the purpose of carrying out a records management review in relation to the authority.

(3)Following a records management review, the Keeper may—

(a)make recommendations to the authority about how it complies with its records management plan, and

(b)require the authority to carry out a review of its plan by such date as the Keeper may determine.

(4)Section 5(5) applies to a review of a plan carried out under subsection (3)(b) of this section as it applies to a review of a plan carried out under section 5, but as if the reference to the review date were a reference to the date determined under subsection (3)(b) of this section.

(5)Subsection (3) does not affect the Keeper’s powers under section 7.

(6)The Keeper may carry out a records management review in relation to—

(a)a particular authority, or

(b)a group of authorities.

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