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The Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) (Scotland) Regulations 2012

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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a Scottish Statutory Instrument: The Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) (Scotland) Regulations 2012 No. 162

Regulation 2

SCHEDULEList of public authorities

Scottish Administration

The Scottish Ministers.

Keeper of the Records of Scotland.

Keeper of the Registers of Scotland.

Registrar General of Births, Deaths and Marriages for Scotland.

Scottish Court Service.

National Health Service

A Health Board constituted under section 2 of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978.

A Special Health Board constituted under that section.

Local government

A council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc (Scotland) Act 1994.

A joint board within the meaning of section 235(1) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973.

A joint fire and rescue board constituted by a scheme under section 2(1) of the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005.

A licensing board established under section 5 of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005, or continued in being by virtue of that section.

A National Park authority established by a designation order made under section 6 of the National Parks (Scotland) Act 2000.

Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise, established under the Enterprise and New Towns (Scotland) Act 1990.

Other educational bodies

An education authority in Scotland (within the meaning of section 135(1) of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980).

The managers of a grant-aided school (within the meaning of that section).

The board of management of a college of further education (within the meaning of section 36(1) of the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992) which is a fundable body (within the meaning of section 6(2) of the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 2005).

In the case of such a college of further education not under the management of a board of management, the board of governors of the college or any person responsible for the management of the college, whether or not formally constituted as a governing body or board of governors.

The governing body of an institution within the higher education sector (within the meaning of Part 2 of the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992) which is a fundable body (within the meaning of section 6(2) of the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 2005).

Police

A police authority established under section 2 of the Police (Scotland) Act 1967.

Other bodies and offices

Accounts Commission for Scotland.

Audit Scotland.

Board of Trustees for the National Galleries of Scotland.

Board of Trustees of the National Museums of Scotland.

Bòrd na Gáidhlig.

A Chief Constable of a police force maintained under section 1 of the Police (Scotland) Act 1967.

A chief officer of a community justice authority.

A Chief Officer of a relevant authority appointed under section 7 of the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005.

Commissioner for Children and Young People in Scotland.

The Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service.

A community justice authority.

Creative Scotland.

Healthcare Improvement Scotland.

The Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland.

A regional Transport Partnership created by an order under section 1(1) of the Transport (Scotland) Act 2005.

Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration.

The Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission.

Scottish Environment Protection Agency.

Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council

The Scottish Legal Aid Board.

Scottish Natural Heritage.

Scottish Qualifications Authority.

The Scottish Social Services Council.

The Scottish Sports Council.

Scottish Water.

Skills Development Scotland.

Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland.

The Trustees of the National Library of Scotland.

VisitScotland.

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