Commentary on Sections

Part 1: Police

Chapter 1:  the Scottish Police Services Authority
The Scottish Crime and Drug Enforcement Agency
Section 15 – Annual reports of the Agency

33.This section requires the Director General of the Agency to publish an annual report at the end of each financial year. The report must include a report on the carrying out of the Agency’s functions during that year and an assessment of the extent to which the annual plan has been implemented (subsection (2)).

34.Subsection (3) places a duty on the Director General of the Agency to ensure that a copy of the report is sent to specified persons. Copies of the report sent to the Scottish Ministers must be laid before the Scottish Parliament (subsection (4)).