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Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014

Section 25 – Effect of delegation of functions

67.Section 25 sets out the effect of the delegation of functions in pursuance of an integration scheme.

68.Subsection (2) requires the integration authority to which a function is delegated to carry out that function. Subsection (3) provides that the integration authority has all of the powers and duties that apply in connection with carrying out the function. Subsection (4) provides that the delegation of the function does not prevent the function being carried out by the person who delegated it. Subsection (5) confers a power on the Scottish Ministers, by order, to require that an integration authority which is an integration joint board must or must not exercise a power which otherwise applies in connection with the carrying out of the function specified in the order.

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