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Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012

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78HMICS reports: inquiries directed by Scottish Ministers

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(1)The inspectors of constabulary must give the Scottish Ministers—

(a)a report of any inquirycarried out in pursuance of section 74(1) and any other information in relation to the report that the inspectors of constabulary think fit, and

(b)any other information relating to the inquiry that the Scottish Ministers may request.

(2)As soon as is reasonably practicable after giving the report to the Scottish Ministers, the inspectors of constabulary must—

(a)give a copy of the report to the Authority and, where the report relates to the Police Service, to the chief constable, and

(b)publish the report in such manner as they consider appropriate (having regard to the desirability of it being accessible to those whom the inspectors of constabulary consider likely to have an interest in it).

(3)The Scottish Ministers must lay before the Scottish Parliament a copy of a report given to them under this section.

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