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Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000

Subsection (5)

84.This provides that the powers of the principal accountable officer to appoint other accountable officers as set out in subsection (3) do not apply to bodies for whom the appointment of accountable officers is the subject of specific provision in another enactment. Bodies that are affected include the SPCB and Audit Scotland for whom specific provision is made in sections 16 to 18 of the Act.

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