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Police, Public Order and Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2006

Section 27 – Inspections of the Authority at request of the Scottish Ministers

52.This section gives the Scottish Ministers the power to require HMIC to carry out an inspection, and publish a report, on the Authority (including the Agency) or any of its functions or activities. The Scottish Ministers already have this power in respect of inspections of police forces.

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