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British Sign Language (Scotland) Act 2015

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Section 7 – Interpretation

25.This section defines as a “relevant public authority” any body or office-holder (other than the Scottish Ministers themselves) which is “a Scottish public authority with mixed functions or no reserved functions”. This term has the same meaning as in paragraphs 1(4) and 2 of Part 3 of Schedule 5 to the Scotland Act 1998.

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