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Food (Scotland) Act 2015

Section 12: Committees

13.Section 12 allows FSS to create committees as and when required and to regulate their procedures. These committees could be set up to address specific issues on a case-by-case basis. This approach is more flexible than having a set of statutory committees in place permanently when there was no need for them for most of the time.

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