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SCHEDULE 1SScottish Public Authorities

(introduced by section 3(1)(a)(i))

This schedule has no associated Explanatory Notes

Part 1 SMinisters, The Parliament

1SThe Scottish Ministers.

2SThe Scottish Parliament.

3SThe Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body.

Part 2SNon Ministerial Office Holders In The Scottish Administration

4SThe Chief Dental Officer of the Scottish Administration.

5SThe Chief Medical Officer of the Scottish Administration.

6SHer Majesty’s [F1Inspectors] of Constabulary.

Textual Amendments

F1Word in sch. 1 para. 6 substituted (1.4.2013) by Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (asp 8), s. 129(2), sch. 7 para. 20(a); S.S.I. 2013/51, art. 2 (with transitional provisions and savings in S.S.I. 2013/121)

7SHer Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland.

[F27ASThe Drinking Water Quality Regulator for Scotland]

[F37BSFood Standards Scotland.]

Textual Amendments

F3Sch. 1 para. 7B inserted (1.4.2015) by Food (Scotland) Act 2015 (asp 1), ss. 17(3), 63(2) (with s. 62); S.S.I. 2015/99, art. 2

8SHer Majesty’s Inspector of Anatomy for Scotland.

[F49SHer Majesty's Chief Inspector of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.]

Textual Amendments

F4Sch. 1 para. 9 substituted (1.4.2013) by Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (asp 8), s. 129(2), sch. 7 para. 63(a); S.S.I. 2013/51, art. 2 (with transitional provisions and savings in S.S.I. 2013/121)

10SHer Majesty’s inspectors of schools (that is to say, the inspectors of schools appointed by Her Majesty on the recommendation of the Scottish Ministers under the Education (Scotland) Act 1980 (c.44)).

11SThe Keeper of the Records of Scotland.

12SThe Keeper of the Registers of Scotland.

[F512ASThe Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator]

13SA procurator fiscal.

14SThe Queen’s and Lord Treasurer’s Remembrancer.

15SThe Queen’s Printer for Scotland.

16SThe Registrar General of Births, Deaths and Marriages for Scotland.

17SThe Registrar of Independent Schools in Scotland.

18SA rent officer appointed under section 43(3) of the Rent (Scotland) Act 1984 (c.58).

[F6 Revenue Scotland ]

Textual Amendments

[F718ASThe Scottish Court Service.]

Textual Amendments

[F818AASThe Scottish Fiscal Commission]

[F918BSThe Scottish Housing Regulator.]

Textual Amendments

F1019S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Part 3 SLocal Government

20SAn assessor appointed under section 27(2) of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (c.39).

21SA council constituted by section 2 of that Act.

22SA joint board, within the meaning of section 235(1) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 (c.65).

23SA licensing board [F11continued in existence by or established under section 5 of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 (asp 16)].

24SThe Strathclyde Passenger Transport Authority.

Part 4SThe National Health Service

25SF12. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

26SThe Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service.

27SA Health Board, constituted under section 2 of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978.

[F1327A.SHealthcare Improvement Scotland.]

28SF14. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

29SF15. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

[F1629ASThe National Waiting Times Centre Board]

30SA local health council, established under section 7 of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978.

31SA National Health Service trust.

32SNHS 24.

[F1732ASNHS Education for Scotland]

F1832BS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F1932CS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

33SA person providing [F20primary medical services under a general medical services contract (within the meaning of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978) or] general dental services, general ophthalmic services or pharmaceutical services under Part II of [F21that Act], but only in respect of information relating to the provision of those services.

34SA person providing [F22primary medical services] or personal dental services under arrangements made under section 17C of that Act, but only in respect of information relating to the provision of those services.

Textual Amendments

35SA person providing, in Scotland, piloted services within the meaning of the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997 (c.46), but only in respect of information relating to the provision of those services.

[F2335A.SPublic Health Scotland.]

36SF24. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

37SThe Scottish Advisory Committee on Distinction Awards.

38SF25. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

39SThe Scottish Ambulance Service Board.

40SF26. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

41SThe Scottish Dental Practice Board.

42SF27. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

43SF28. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

44SF29. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F29Sch. 1 Pt. 4: para. relating to the Scottish Hospital Trust repealed (6.5.2004) by Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003, ss. 17, 21(2), Sch. 4 para. 17(a)(i); S.S.I. 2004/198, art. 2(c)

45SThe State Hospitals Board for Scotland.

46SF30. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F30Sch. 1 Pt. 4: para. relating to the Scottish Medical Practices Committee repealed (1.4.2004) by Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003 (asp. 4), ss. 17, 21(2), Sch. 4 para. 17(a)(ii); S.S.I. 2004/148, art. 2(c)

Part 5 SEducational institutions

47SThe board of management of a college of further education (expressions used in this paragraph having the same meaning as in section 36(1) of the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992 (c.37)).

48SA central institution within the meaning of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980.

49SAn institution in receipt of funding from the [F31Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council] [F32or a regional strategic body (within the meaning of the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 2005)] other than any institution whose activities are principally carried on outwith Scotland.

Textual Amendments

Part 6SPolice

50SA chief constable of [F33the Police Service of Scotland].

Textual Amendments

F33Words in sch. 1 para. 50 substituted (1.4.2013) by Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (asp 8), s. 129(2), sch. 7 para. 20(b); S.S.I. 2013/51, art. 2 (with transitional provisions and savings in S.S.I. 2013/121)

[F3450ASThe Scottish Police Authority.]

F3551S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F3652S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F3752AS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F37Sch. 1 para. 52A repealed (1.4.2013) by Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (asp 8), s. 129(2), sch. 8 Pt. 1; S.S.I. 2013/51, art. 2 (with transitional provisions and savings in S.S.I. 2013/121)

Part 7SOthers

53SThe Accounts Commission for Scotland.

F3854S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

55SF39. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F39Sch. 1 Pt. 7: para. relating to the Ancient Monuments Board for Scotland repealed (31.5.2008) by Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003 (asp 4), ss. 17, 21(2), Sch. 4 para. 17(b)(i); S.S.I. 2003/219, art 2(1)(c)

56SF40. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

57SAudit Scotland.

58SThe Auditor General for Scotland.

59SThe Board of Trustees for the National Galleries of Scotland.

60SThe Board of Trustees of the National Museums of Scotland.

61SThe Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.

[F41Bòrd na Gàidhlig]

Textual Amendments

F41Sch. 1 Pt. 7: unnumbered entry inserted (13.2.2006) by virtue of Gaelic Language (Scotland) Act 2005 (asp 7), art. 12, 13, Sch. 2 para. 3; S.S.I. 2006/31, art. 2

[F4261BSThe British Waterways Board.]

F4362S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

[F4462ZZZASChildren’s Hearings Scotland.]

[F4562ZZAS The Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland.]

[F4662ZASThe Commissioner for Children and Young People in Scotland]

F4762AS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F4862BS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

[F4962ZZCSCommunity Justice Scotland.]

Textual Amendments

[F5062ZCSThe Convener of the School Closure Review Panels.]

[F5162CSCreative Scotland.]

[F5262DSThe Criminal Courts Rules Council.]

63SThe Crofters Commission.

63AS[F53Crown Estate Scotland].

Textual Amendments

F53Words in sch. 1 para. 63A substituted (1.4.2020) by Scottish Crown Estate Act 2019 (asp 1), s. 46(2), sch. 1 para. 4; S.S.I. 2020/77, reg. 2(1), sch. 1

F5464S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F5565S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F55Sch. 1 para. 65 omitted (1.10.2010) by virtue of Flood and Water Management Act 2010 (c. 29), ss. 46(5), 49(3) (with s. 49(1)(6)); S.I. 2010/2169, art. 4, Sch.

66SThe General Teaching Council for Scotland.

[F5666ASHer Majesty's Chief Inspector of Prosecution in Scotland]

67SHighlands and Islands Enterprise.

[F5767ZASHistoric Environment Scotland.]

Textual Amendments

[F5867ZBS67ZB ILF Scotland.]

Textual Amendments

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1ILF Scotland is a company limited by guarantee, registered under number SC500075.

F5967AS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

[F6067BS An integration joint board established by order under section 9(2) of the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014.]

68SF61. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F61Sch. 1 Pt. 7: para. relating to the Historic Buildings Council for Scotland repealed (31.5.2003) by Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003 (asp. 4), ss. 17, 21(2), Sch. 4 para. 17(b)(ii); S.S.I. 2003/219, art. 2(1)(c)

[F6068ZAS The James Hutton Institute.]

[F6268ASThe Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland]

Textual Amendments

69SF63...

[F64A Justice of the Peace Advisory Committee established under the Justices of the Peace (Scotland) Order 2007.]

70SLearning and Teaching Scotland.

71SThe Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland.

71AS[F60The Moredun Research Institute.]

72SThe Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland.

[F5272ASMobility and Access Committee for Scotland.]

73SA National Park authority, established by virtue of schedule 1 to the National Parks (Scotland) Act 2000 (asp 10).

74SThe Parole Board for Scotland.

75SA person appointed for Scotland under section 3(1) of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (c.42).

F6575ZAS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F6675AS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

[F6775ABSThe Police Investigations and Review Commissioner.]

Textual Amendments

F67 Sch. 1 para. 75AB substituted for sch. 1 para. 75A (as inserted by paragraph 11(b) of schedule 6 to the Police, Public Order and Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2006 asp 10) (1.4.2013) by Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (asp 8), s. 129(2), sch. 7 para. 20(c); S.S.I. 2013/51, art. 2 (with transitional provisions and savings in S.S.I. 2013/121)

[F6875ACSThe Poverty and Inequality Commission]

Textual Amendments

[F6975BSQuality Meat Scotland]

[F7075CSThe Risk Management Authority]

[F7176]S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F71Sch. 1 para. 76 repealed (1.10.2015) by Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014 (asp 19), Sch. 6 para. 3(b) (with ss. 29, 30); S.S.I 2015/196, art. 2, Sch. (with transitional provisions and savings in S.S.I. 2015/239, arts. 2-19)

[F7276ASA School Closure Review Panel constituted under section 17A(3) of the Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Act 2010.]

Textual Amendments

77SThe Scottish Agricultural Wages Board.

[F7377ASThe Scottish Animal Welfare Commission.]

F7478S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

79SF75. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

[F7679A.SThe Scottish Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux, but only in respect of information relating to the [F77functions] exercisable by virtue of article 2 of the Public Bodies (The Office of Fair Trading Transfer of Consumer Advice Scheme Function and Modification of Enforcement Functions) Order 2013 S.I. 2013/783.] [F78and articles 3(1)(a), (b) and (d) of the Public Bodies (Abolition of the National Consumer Council and the Transfer of the Office of Fair Trading’s Functions in relation to Estate Agents etc) Order 2014 (S.I. 2014/…)]

80SThe Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration.

[F5280AASThe Scottish Civil Justice Council.]

[F7980BSThe Scottish Commission for Human Rights.]

Textual Amendments

[F8080CSThe Scottish Commission on Social Security.]

Textual Amendments

F8181S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Prospective

[F82The Scottish Committee on Climate Change]

Textual Amendments

F82Sch. 1 Pt. 7: unnumbered entry inserted (prosp.) by virtue of Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 (asp 13), ss. 99, 100(2), Sch. 2 para. 5 (with s. 95)

82SF83. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F83Sch. 1 Pt. 7: para. relating to the Scottish Conveyancing and Executry Services Board repealed (15.8.2003) by Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003 (asp. 4), ss. 17, 21(2), Sch. 4 para. 17(b)(iii); S.S.I. 2003/384, art. 2(d)

83SThe Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission.

84SScottish Enterprise.

85SThe Scottish Environment Protection Agency.

[F8485ZASThe Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.]

Textual Amendments

[F8585ZB.SThe Scottish Fuel Poverty Advisory Panel.]

[F8685ASThe Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council.]

F8785BS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

86SF88. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

87SF89. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

88SF90. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F9189S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

90SThe Scottish Information Commissioner.

[F9290ASThe Scottish Land Commission.]

Textual Amendments

F92Sch. 1 para. 90A inserted (01.04.2017) by Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 (asp 18) s. 21(2); S.S.I. 2016/250 reg. 002(01) (02) Sch. 01

91SThe Scottish Law Commission.

92SThe Scottish Legal Aid Board.

[F9392ASThe Scottish Legal Complaints Commission.]

Textual Amendments

[F9492BSThe Scottish Local Authorities Remuneration Committee]

93SScottish Natural Heritage.

F9594S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

95SThe Scottish Public Services Ombudsman.

96SThe Scottish Qualifications Authority.

F9697S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F9798S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

[F9898ASThe Scottish Sentencing Council.]

99SThe Scottish Social Services Council.

100SThe Scottish Sports Council.

101SF99. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

102SScottish Water.

[F100102A.SSocial Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland.]

[F101102BSSouth of Scotland Enterprise.]

Textual Amendments

103SF102. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

104SThe Standards Commission for Scotland.

105S[F103The National Library of Scotland] .

Textual Amendments

F103Words in sch. 1 para. 105 substituted (1.2.2013) by National Library of Scotland Act 2012 (asp 3), s. 12(3), sch. 2 para. 6; S.S.I. 2013/1, art. 2

[F104105ASVisitScotland.]

Textual Amendments

106SThe Water Industry [F105Commission] for Scotland.

Textual Amendments

F105Word in Sch. 1 para. 106 substituted (1.7.2005) by Water Services etc. (Scotland) Act 2005 (asp 3), ss. 32, 37(2), Sch. 5 para. 9(b) (with s. 36); S.S.I. 2005/351, art. 2, Sch. 2 (with art. 3)

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