Explanatory Notes

Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000

2000 asp 1

17 January 2000

The Act

Section 17: Parliamentary Corporation:  Accountable Officers

General Purpose

89.This enables the principal accountable officer of the SPCB to designate accountable officers for such parts of the SPCB as he/she may specify. It also sets out the functions of any accountable officers so designated. They are broadly equivalent to the functions of an accountable officer of the Scottish Administration as described in section 15.