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Local Government in Scotland Act 2003

Section 21 – Guidance on exercise of power under section 20

59.This section requires a local authority to have regard to any guidance given by the Scottish Ministers relating to the exercise of the power to advance well-being. A requirement is also placed on the Scottish Ministers to consult associations of local authorities and any other persons they consider appropriate before issuing such guidance.

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