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Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 46 - Queen’s Printer:  delegation of functions

101.Section 46 provides for the delegation of any of the functions conferred on the QPS by Part 3 of the Act or by regulations made under section 42. The QPS will remain responsible for carrying out such functions and anything done by the delegate is to be treated as if done by the QPS. This provision will enable the QPS, for example, to contract out the printing and selling of SSIs as she does at present.

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