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Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Act 2000

Section 10 Relationship between Commission and Chief Investigating Officer

21.This section requires the CIO, in carrying out the functions of that office, to comply with directions given by the Commission.  However, the Commission will not have powers to direct the CIO about the way in which an investigation is carried out.

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