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Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016

Commissioner’s discretionary reports to Parliament

144.Section 29 provides that the Commissioner may, in such circumstances as the Commissioner thinks fit, make a report to the Parliament as to the progress of any actions taken by the Commissioner in accordance with the Commissioner’s duties under section 22(2) or informing the Parliament of a complaint which the Commissioner has dismissed as being inadmissible and the reasons for the dismissal.

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