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Social Security (Scotland) Act 2018

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CHAPTER 4FINANCE

Remuneration and expenses of members

9(1)The Commission’s members are entitled to be paid by the Scottish Ministers such—

(a)remuneration, and

(b)sums in respect of expenses incurred in performing their functions as members of the Commission,

as the Ministers determine.

(2)In sub-paragraph (1)—

(a)the reference to the Commission’s members includes a person who is not a member of the Commission but is a member of one of the Commission’s committees or sub-committees, and

(b)the reference to performing functions as a member of the Commission, in the case of a person described in paragraph (a), is to be read as though it were a reference to performing the person’s functions as a member of the committee or (as the case may be) sub-committee.

Expenses of non-members

10(1)A person who attends a meeting of the Commission at its request is entitled to be paid by the Scottish Ministers such travelling and other allowances (including compensation for loss of time) as the Ministers determine.

(2)In sub-paragraph (1) the reference to the Commission includes any of its committees or sub-committees.

Resources

11The Scottish Ministers are to provide the Commission with such staff and other resources as it requires to carry out its functions.

Accounts and audit

12(1)The Commission must—

(a)keep proper accounts and accounting records,

(b)prepare in respect of each financial year a statement of accounts, and

(c)send a copy of the statement to the Auditor General for Scotland for auditing.

(2)The Commission must comply with any directions which the Scottish Ministers give it in relation to the matters mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(a) and (b).

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