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Disabled Persons’ Parking Places (Scotland) Act 2009

Section 11: Annual reports by local authorities

57.Section 11 requires local authorities to publish an annual report on their performance in relation to parking places for disabled persons’ vehicles. A copy also requires to be sent to the Scottish Ministers.

58.Subsection (2) introduces Part 1 of the schedule to the Act which specifies what information must be contained in a local authority’s report.

59.Subsection (3) gives power to the Scottish Ministers to make regulations to modify Part 1 of the schedule. Regulations modifying the schedule can include the addition or deletion of information provided the Scottish Ministers consider that the change is necessary or expedient. Any order is subject to affirmative resolution procedure (see section 13(3)).

60.Subsection (4) requires the local authority to perform its duties under subsection (1) within 3 months of the end of the reporting period.

61.The “reporting period” is defined in section 14 as initially being the period between the Act coming into force and the second succeeding 31 March and then subsequently being each successive financial year.

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