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29(1)The Electoral Commission must, in accordance with this paragraph, make a report about the use made by the Commission of their powers under this schedule.S

(2)The report must, in particular, specify—

(a)the cases in which a fixed monetary penalty or discretionary requirement was imposed or a stop notice served (other than cases in which the penalty, requirement or notice was overturned on appeal),

(b)the cases in which liability for a fixed monetary penalty was discharged as mentioned in paragraph 2(2),

(c)the cases in which an enforcement undertaking was accepted.

(3)This paragraph does not require the Commission to include in the report any information that, in their opinion, it would be inappropriate to include on the ground that to do so—

(a)would or might be unlawful, or

(b)might adversely affect any current investigation or proceedings.

(4)The report may be made—

(a)in the report by the Commission under section 27,

(b)in a separate report made as soon as reasonably practicable after the report under section 27 is published, or

(c)partly in accordance with paragraph (a) and partly in accordance with paragraph (b).

(5)The Commission must—

(a)lay any report under sub-paragraph (4)(b) before the Scottish Parliament, and

(b)after laying, publish the report in such manner as they may determine.

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