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Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016

Information about identity

51.Section 4 provides that for all registrants – i.e. active registrants, inactive registrants and voluntary registrants – the register must contain information about the registrant’s identity as set out in section 5. The identity information set out in section 5 varies depending on the type of person (e.g. individual, company, partnership or other person) but in all cases will include the person’s name and address.

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