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15Power to specify requirements about the registerS

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(1)The Scottish Parliament may by resolution make provision about this Part including provision about—

(a)the duties of the Clerk in relation to the register,

(b)the content of the register,

(c)the duty of a person who is not an active registrant to provide information,

(d)information to be provided by a person before the person is included in the register as an active registrant,

(e)information to be provided while a person is an active registrant,

(f)action to be taken when an active registrant is not, or is no longer, engaged in regulated lobbying,

(g)the circumstances in which the Clerk may remove information about a registrant from the register,

(h)voluntary registration, including—

(i)applying with modifications, or making provision equivalent to, the provisions applicable to active and inactive registrants, and

(ii)making provision about a voluntary registrant being instead entered in the register as an active registrant,

(i)the review of, or appeal to a court against, a decision by the Clerk under this Part.

(2)A resolution under subsection (1) may modify sections 4 to 14.

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I1S. 15 in force at 6.9.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/201, reg. 2(a)

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