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Plan and reportS

66Corporate planS

(1)The [F1SCTS] must, before the beginning of each planning period, prepare and submit to the Scottish Ministers for approval a corporate plan describing how the [F1SCTS] proposes to carry out its functions during the period.

(2)The plan must—

(a)be prepared in such form,

(b)contain such information, and

(c)be submitted by such time,

as the Scottish Ministers may direct.

(3)The Scottish Ministers may approve the plan subject to such modifications as may be agreed between them and the [F1SCTS].

(4)The [F1SCTS] must, as soon as possible after the approval of a corporate plan—

(a)lay before the Scottish Parliament a copy of the plan as approved, and

(b)publish the plan in such manner as it thinks fit.

(5)During the planning period to which a corporate plan relates, the [F1SCTS]

(a)may, or

(b)if the Scottish Ministers so direct, must,

review the plan and submit a revised corporate plan to the Scottish Ministers for approval.

(6)In carrying out its functions in any planning period, the [F1SCTS] must have regard to the corporate plan for the period.

(7)Subsections (2) to (6) apply to a revised corporate plan as they apply to a corporate plan.

(8)In this section, “planning period” means—

(a)the period beginning with the day on which section 61 comes into force and ending on a date specified by order made by the Scottish Ministers, and

(b)each subsequent period of 3 years.

(9)The Scottish Ministers may by order substitute for the period specified in subsection (8)(b) such other period as they consider appropriate.

Textual Amendments

F1Word in Act substituted (2.2.2015 for specified purposes, 1.4.2015 in so far as not already in force) by Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 (asp 18), s. 138(2), Sch. 4 para. 1(2); S.S.I. 2015/12, art. 2; S.S.I. 2015/77, art. 2(2)(3), Sch.

67Annual reportS

(1)As soon as practicable after the end of each financial year, the [F1SCTS] must—

(a)prepare and publish a report on the carrying out of its functions during that year,

(b)send a copy of the report to the Scottish Ministers, and

(c)lay a copy of the report before the Scottish Parliament.

(2)It is for the [F1SCTS] to determine the form and content of each report and the manner in which it is to be published.

(3)In subsection (1), “financial year” means—

(a)the period beginning with the establishment of the [F1SCTS] and ending on 31 March next occurring, and

(b)each subsequent period of a year ending on 31 March.

Textual Amendments

F1Word in Act substituted (2.2.2015 for specified purposes, 1.4.2015 in so far as not already in force) by Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 (asp 18), s. 138(2), Sch. 4 para. 1(2); S.S.I. 2015/12, art. 2; S.S.I. 2015/77, art. 2(2)(3), Sch.

Commencement Information

I1S. 67 in force at 1.4.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/39, art. 2(b), Sch.

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