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Scottish Commission for Human Rights Act 2006

Section 21: Preparation for the Commission

70.This section allows the Parliamentary Corporation to do anything that it considers necessary or expedient in preparation for the establishment of the Commission. This includes determining the initial location of the Commission’s office premises.

71.The provisions in this section will empower the Parliamentary Corporation to acquire property and make payments on behalf of the Commission. Any such property or debts will be transferred to the Commission by Order in Council when that body assumes its general duties.

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