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

Executive Statement on Legislative Competence

114.On 29 February 2000, the Minister for Communities (Wendy Alexander) made the following statement:

In my view, the provisions of the Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Bill would be within the legislative competence of the Scottish Parliament.

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