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Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Act 2018

Section 7 – Guidance on operation of Act

17.Section 7 requires Scottish Ministers to publish guidance on the operation of the Act and sets out in subsection (2) those sections of the Act that guidance must in particular cover. Subsections (3) and (4) provide that an appointing person and public authority must have regard to the guidance in carrying out functions under the Act.

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Text created by the Scottish Government to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes were introduced in 1999 and accompany all Acts of the Scottish Parliament except those which result from Budget Bills.


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