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Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000

Subsection (3)

49.This subsection sets out Audit Scotland’s main function. It provides that Audit Scotland is to provide any assistance and support required by the Auditor General and the Accounts Commission in the course of their respective functions. Such assistance is to include providing or arranging the provision of the property, staff and services that the Accounts Commission or the Auditor General for Scotland may need in order to be able to carry out their respective functions.

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