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Local Government in Scotland Act 2003

Section 6Accounts Commission’s studies and recommendations to include aspects of securing best value

21.Section 6 amends the 1973 Act to ensure that the Accounts Commission’s power to undertake studies into the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of local authorities’ activities (either singly or in groups) is extended also to allow the Accounts Commission to undertake studies into the extent to which they have secured Best Value.

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