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The Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000 (Economy, efficiency and effectiveness examinations) (Specified bodies etc.) Order 2010

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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2010 No. 389

Public Finance And Accountability

The Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000 (Economy, efficiency and effectiveness examinations) (Specified bodies etc.) Order 2010

Made

8th November 2010

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

10th November 2010

Coming into force

20th December 2010

The Scottish Ministers make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 23(2)(b) and (3) of the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000(1) and of all other powers enabling them to do so.

The Scottish Ministers reasonably believe that, in the case of a body or office‑holder specified in this Order, section 23(3)(a) of that Act is satisfied, and in the case of a class of body or office‑holder specified in this Order, that section 23(3)(b) of that Act is satisfied in relation to at least half of those in the class.

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000 (Economy, efficiency and effectiveness examinations) (Specified bodies etc.) Order 2010 and comes into force on 20th December 2010.

Specified bodies etc.

2.  The bodies or office‑holders, and classes of bodies or office‑holders, listed in the Schedule to this Order, are specified under section 23(2)(b) (bodies etc. specified for economy, efficiency and effectiveness examinations) of the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000.

Revocation

3.  The Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000 (Economy, efficiency and effectiveness examinations) (Specified bodies etc.) Order 2004(2) is hereby revoked.

JOHN SWINNEY

A member of the Scottish Executive

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

8th November 2010

Article 2

SCHEDULEBODIES OR OFFICE‑HOLDERS, AND CLASSES OF BODIES OR OFFICE‑HOLDERS, SPECIFIED UNDER SECTION 23(2)(b) OF THE PUBLIC FINANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY (SCOTLAND) ACT 2000

  • Bodies listed under the sub-heading “Institutions formerly eligible for funding by the Scottish Higher Education Funding Council” in schedule 2 (fundable bodies) to the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 2005(3)

  • Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (company number SC001854)

  • David MacBrayne Limited (company number SC015304)

  • The Carbon Trust (company number 04190230)

  • Edinburgh World Heritage Trust (company number SC195077)

  • The Energy Saving Trust Limited (company number 02622374)

  • Forward Scotland (company number SC232302)

  • Highlands and Islands Airports Limited (company number SC097647)

  • The Macaulay Land Use Research Institute (company number SC016190)

  • Moredun Research Institute (company number SC149440)

  • The Robert Gordon University

  • Royal Society of Edinburgh

  • The Scottish Agricultural College (company number SC103046)

  • The Scottish Crop Research Institute (company number SC029367)

  • Scottish Futures Trust Limited (company number SC348382)

  • The Waste and Resources Action Programme (company number 04125764)

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order specifies various bodies or office‑holders, and classes of bodies or office‑holders, in relation to which the Auditor General for Scotland may initiate examinations under section 23(1) of the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000 into the economy, efficiency and effectiveness of the use of their resources in discharging their functions. It revokes the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000 (Economy, efficiency and effectiveness examinations) (Specified bodies etc.) Order 2004 (S.S.I. 2004/482).

(3)

2005 asp 5; schedule 2 was amended by S.S.I. 2005/660, 2006/480, 2007/255 and 524, 2008/241 and 412.

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