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Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 39 – Grants and loans

66.Subsections (1) to (3) allow the Scottish Ministers to make grants to Creative Scotland including for particular purposes and subject to such terms and conditions as the Scottish Ministers think fit.

67.Subsections (4) and (5) allow Creative Scotland to make grants and loans to persons involved in artistic and other creative endeavours and other persons where the grant or loan relates to Creative Scotland’s functions (and subject to such terms and conditions as Creative Scotland think fit). “Persons” in subsection (4) does not include groups of persons because money will only be given to persons enjoying a legal personality (for example, individuals and companies).

68.Creative Scotland has powers to give other forms of financial support and involvement to persons involved in artistic and other creative endeavours by virtue of paragraph 10 of schedule 9.

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