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Scottish Parliamentary Commissions and Commissioners etc. Act 2010

Part 4.The Public Appointments Act

115.Paragraphs 15 to 19 amend the Public Appointments Act to provide for the transfer of functions from the Commissioner for Public Appointments in Scotland (“OCPAS”) to the Public Appointments Commissioner for Scotland as set out in section 1(5) of the Act. References to the OCPAS are replaced with references to the Public Standards Commissioner for Scotland along with other consequential amendments.

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