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Food (Scotland) Act 2015

Section 17: Application of legislation relating to public bodies

17.Section 17 inserts reference to FSS into various pieces of primary legislation that confer duties and responsibilities on listed public bodies in Scotland. For example, FSS will have to adhere to the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. These individual enactments confer particular duties on FSS, and these are commonly applied to public bodies in Scotland.

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