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Scottish Fiscal Commission Act 2016


Section 22 - Chief of Staff and other staff

39.Section 22 requires the Commission to employ a Chief of Staff and allows the Commission to employ other staff to assist it in carrying out its functions, with its employees’ terms requiring the approval of Scottish Ministers.

40.It is envisaged that the Chief of Staff will act as statutory Accountable Officer for the Commission and would also bring relevant expertise and capabilities to assist the members of the Commission in discharging the statutory functions.

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