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

Section 31 Preservation of previous law and rules in relation to members of devolved public bodies

67.This section preserves any previously existing statutory provisions relating to the conduct of members of devolved public bodies, and their tenure of office, suspension, removal, disqualification and discipline except insofar as such provisions may be modified under section 30 and subject to any repeals made in section 36 and schedule 4 to this Act.

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