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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2015 No. 286

Scottish Public Services Ombudsman

The Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002 Amendment Order 2015

Made

15th July 2015

Coming into force

16th July 2015

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 15th day of July 2015

Present,

The Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council

This Order is made in exercise of the powers conferred by section 3(2)(c) of the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002(1) and all other powers enabling Her Majesty to do so.

In accordance with section 24(2) of that Act a draft of this instrument has been laid before and approved by resolution of the Scottish Parliament.

Accordingly, Her Majesty is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order as follows:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002 Amendment Order 2015 and comes into force on the day after the day on which it is made.

Amendment of the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002

2.  In Part 2 of schedule 2 to the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002 (listed authorities: entries amendable by Order in Council), after paragraph 25ZA (Historic Environment Scotland)(2) insert—

25ZB ILF Scotland.(3).

Richard Tilbrook

Clerk of the Privy Council

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order amends Part 2 of schedule 2 to the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002. Schedule 2 to that Act specifies the persons liable to investigation by the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman. The Order adds ILF Scotland to the list of persons specified for this purpose. This is in consequence of the establishment of the body as a company limited by guarantee by the Scottish Ministers for the purposes of promoting and advancing health in Scotland.

(1)

2002 asp 11. Section 3(2) provides for the power conferred therein to be exercised by Her Majesty by Order in Council. Section 24(2) provides that no recommendation to make an Order in Council under section 3(2) is to be made to Her Majesty in Council unless a draft of the Order has been laid before, and approved by resolution of, the Scottish Parliament. Section 24(2) has been modified by paragraph 5 of schedule 3 to the Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 (asp 10).

(2)

Paragraph 25ZA was inserted by paragraph 2(a) of schedule 6 to the Historic Environment (Scotland) Act 2014 (asp 19).

(3)

ILF Scotland is a company limited by guarantee under the name ILF Scotland, registered under number SC 500075.