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Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016

Commissioner’s functions etc.

170.Section 38 sets out a series of modifications (as provided for in subsections (2) to (4)) to the Scottish Parliamentary Commissions and Commissioners etc. Act 2010 in consequence of this Act. That Act makes general provision for the Commissioner and exercise of the Commissioner’s functions under existing legislation. The modifications are to reflect the conferral of further functions on the Commissioner under the Act.

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