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Scottish Fiscal Commission Act 2016


Section 27 - General powers

45.Section 27 provides a wide general power for the Commission to do anything necessary to enable it to perform its duties and fulfil its remit. In addition to the usual activities necessary to function as a public body, this could include, for example, the Commission preparing and publishing technical working papers related to its statutory functions.

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