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Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014

Section 43 - Reports

114.Section 43 sets out that an integration joint monitoring committee may give reports to the integration authority on the carrying out of any aspect of the integration functions.

115.Under subsection (2), reports under this section may include recommendations as to how the integration functions should be carried out in future.

116.Subsection (3) obliges the integration authority to have regard to the report and any recommendations contained within it. It requires the integration authority to take such action as it considers necessary and, where a report contains recommendations, respond to the integration joint monitoring committee. Subsection (4) makes provision for the publication of reports under this section.

117.Subsection (5) obliges the local authority and the Health Board to provide the integration joint monitoring committee with such reports, information and other assistance that it may reasonably require for the purpose of preparing a report under (1).

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