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Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011

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8Model records management plan

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(1)The Keeper must prepare and publish a model records management plan.

(2) Before publishing the model records management plan under subsection (1), the Keeper must—

(a)consult the following on a draft of the plan, namely—

(i)each authority, and

(ii)such other persons (if any) as the Keeper considers appropriate, and

(b)have regard to any views expressed in response to the consultation.

(3)Authorities must, in preparing and revising their records management plans for the Keeper’s agreement, have regard to the model records management plan published under this section.

(4)The Keeper must keep the model records management plan under review and may revise it and publish the revised model plan.

(5)Before publishing a revised model plan under subsection (4), the Keeper must—

(a)consult the following on a draft of the plan, namely—

(i)such authorities as the Keeper considers will be affected by the revisals to the plan, and

(ii)such other persons (if any) as the Keeper considers appropriate, and

(b)have regard to any views expressed in response to the consultation.

(6)References in this Part to the model records management plan include references to a revised model records management plan.

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