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Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004

Section 13 – The Scottish Local Authorities Remuneration Committee

31.Subsection (1) establishes a Scottish Local Authorities Remuneration Committee.

32.The Scottish Ministers may, under subsection (2), require the Committee to provide them with information, or to review and prepare advice or recommendations, in relation to the remuneration etc. of councillors or the payment of severance payments. Subsection (5) requires the Committee to comply with any directions made by the Scottish Ministers in relation to the discharge of its functions.

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