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Scottish Parliamentary Commissions and Commissioners etc. Act 2010

Part 1.The Ethical Standards Act

112.Paragraphs 1 to 9 make the changes necessary to facilitate the transfer of functions from the CIO to the Public Standards Commissioner for Scotland to investigate breaches of codes. These amendments replace the references to the Chief Investigating Officer and the Officer etc. with references to the Public Standards Commissioner for Scotland.

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