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Planning (Scotland) Act 2019

Section 10: Key agencies

75.Section 10 of the Act amends section 23D of the 1997 Act so that references to a key agency as “a body” are replaced with “a person (other than an individual) or an officeholder”. This broadens the ability to designate key agencies, as the current reference to “a body” would not allow an officeholder to be so designated.

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