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Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016

Communications made on request

24.Paragraph 12 of the schedule provides that a communication about a topic which is made in response to a request for factual information or views on that topic from the person to whom the communication is made (i.e. MSP, member of the Scottish Government, junior Scottish Minister, special adviser or the permanent secretary of the Scottish Government) or a person acting on behalf of that person (e.g. a member of an MSP’s staff acting on behalf of an MSP or a civil servant acting on behalf of a Minister) is not lobbying.

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