Part 3Information on exercise of public functions

34Public functions: duties to provide information: further provision

(1)The Scottish Ministers may by order—

(a)modify subsection (1), (3) or (4) of section 31 by varying the periods to which for the time being statements are to relate and the frequency with which for the time being statements are to be published,

(b)modify subsection (2) of that section by—

(i)adding a matter,

(ii)removing a matter,

(iii)amending the description of a matter,

(c)vary the figure for the time being specified in subsection (3) or (4) of that section.

(2)Any power to make an order conferred by this Part on the Scottish Ministers must be exercised by statutory instrument.

(3)An order under subsection (1) or under section 35 may make different provision in relation to different listed public bodies.

(4)No order is to be made under subsection (1) unless a draft of the statutory instrument containing the order has been laid before, and approved by resolution of, the Parliament.

(5)A statutory instrument containing an order under section 35 is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the Parliament.