Explanatory Notes

Fire (Scotland) Act 2005

2005 asp 5

1 April 2005

The Act – Section by Section

Part 1 – Fire and Rescue Authorities

Section 6 – Meaning of “relevant authority”

12.The term “relevant authority” is used throughout the Act and is defined at section 6 as a fire and rescue authority as constituted under section 1 or a joint fire and rescue board constituted under an amalgamation scheme under section 2(1). “Relevant authority” is used throughout these Notes in the same way.