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Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 16 – Validity of things done

35.To ensure that the Commission is always able to perform its functions, section 16 provides that the validity of any of its actions is not adversely impacted by a vacancy of membership, a defect in the appointment of a member or any resignation or removal under section 13 of the Act.

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