Search Legislation

Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016

Clerk’s duty to monitor compliance

87.Section 16 imposes a duty on the Clerk to monitor compliance with the obligations imposed by or under the Act on persons who engage in regulated lobbying and voluntary registrants. Section 16(2) makes clear that in exercising the duty, the Clerk must have regard to the parliamentary guidance (see section 43).

Back to top


Print Options


Explanatory Notes

Text created by the Scottish Government to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes were introduced in 1999 and accompany all Acts of the Scottish Parliament except those which result from Budget Bills.


More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources