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Local Government in Scotland Act 2003

Section 51 – Arrangements and agreements with bodies corporate

120.Section 51 provides that where a local authority enters into any arrangement or agreement with a body corporate, it must comply with any code of practice or document which the Scottish Ministers specify by direction is appropriate. Subsection (2)provides that such a direction may include requirements relating to the duty of Best Value described in section 1.

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