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

Section 30 Modification of enactments etc

66.This section enables Ministers to make modifications to existing statutory provisions governing the conduct of a councillor, a member of a devolved public body, or the Water Industry Commissioner for Scotland.  Modifications may also be made to any existing statutory provisions governing the tenure of office, suspension, removal from office, disqualification or discipline of any such person.  These modifications may be made by order  to ensure consistency of those provisions with this Act and the provisions of any code made under it.

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