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South of Scotland Enterprise Act 2019

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Section 6 (Action plan)

16.Section 6 requires South of Scotland Enterprise to have, and keep up to date, an action plan setting out what it proposes to do to achieve its aims (which are set out in section 5). Its general power to act under section 8 can only be exercised in ways that are consistent with the action plan (see subsection (1)(b) of section 8).

17.Subsection (2) requires that before making or modifying its action plan, South of Scotland Enterprise get the Scottish Ministers’ agreement to the plan or modification in draft. Before making its first action plan, South of Scotland Enterprise must consult about it in accordance with section 7.

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