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Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002

Investigations by the Ombudsman

Section 6 and schedule 3 – Application of section 5 to certain tribunals

31.Subsection (1) of section 6provides that where any member of the administrative staff of a tribunal listed in schedule 3is appointed by or with the consent of a listed authority, administrative functions exercisable by such a member of staff are to be taken to be administrative functions of that listed authority. This brings such actions within section 5(1)(a). Subsection (2)provides for Her Majesty, by Order in Council, to amend schedule 3 by adding, removing or modifying entries.

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