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The Scotland Act 1998 (Modification of Functions) Order 1999

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19.—(1) The functions of the Secretary of State under section 125(1) of the Broadcasting Act 1996 (annual reports of Broadcasting Standards Commission) shall be treated as exercisable in or as regards Scotland and may be exercised separately.

(2) In paragraph 3 of Schedule 3 to that Act (Broadcasting Standards Commission: supplementary provisions), after sub-paragraph (1) there is inserted–

(1A) One of the members of the BSC other than the chairman and the deputy chairman shall be a person who appears to the Secretary of State to be suited to make the interests of Scotland his special care..

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