Explanatory Notes

Local Government in Scotland Act 2003

2003 asp 1

11 February 2003

The Act – Section by Section

Part 3 – Power to advance well-being

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.