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Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000

Section 16: Principal Accountable Officer for the Parliamentary Corporation

General Purpose

88.This section provides that the Clerk of the Parliament shall be the principal accountable officer of the SPCB and specifies his/her functions. These are broadly equivalent to the functions of the principal accountable officer of the Scottish Administration.

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Text created by the Scottish Government to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes were introduced in 1999 and accompany all Acts of the Scottish Parliament except those which result from Budget Bills.


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