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Commissioner for Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2003

Section 1: Establishment

10.Subsection (1) establishes the office of Commissioner for Children and Young People.

11.Subsection (2) introduces schedule 1 which makes detailed provision concerning the status, independence, remuneration, terms of appointment and general powers of the Commissioner. The schedule also makes detailed provision in relation to various matters of an administrative nature.

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