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Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Act 2018

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8Reports on operation of Act

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(1)The Scottish Ministers must lay before the Scottish Parliament reports on the operation of this Act in accordance with provision made in regulations under subsection (6).

(2)Regulations under subsection (6) must ensure that reports under subsection (1) are laid before the Scottish Parliament at intervals of no more than two years.

(3)The Scottish Ministers must publish reports on the carrying out of their functions under sections 3 to 6 in accordance with provision made in regulations under subsection (6).

(4)An appointing person (other than the Scottish Ministers) specified in regulations under subsection (6) must publish reports on the carrying out of its functions under sections 3 to 6 in accordance with provision made in regulations under subsection (6).

(5)A public authority specified in regulations under subsection (6) must publish reports on the carrying out of its functions under sections 5 and 6 in accordance with provision made in regulations under subsection (6).

(6)The Scottish Ministers may by regulations—

(a)specify appointing persons for the purposes of subsection (4),

(b)specify public authorities for the purposes of subsection (5),

(c)make further provision about reports mentioned in subsections (1) to (5).

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