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South of Scotland Enterprise Act 2019

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Section 9 (Headquarters)

27.Section 9 places the Scottish Ministers under a legal duty to direct South of Scotland Enterprise to have its headquarters somewhere in the South of Scotland (as defined in section 21). It is for the Scottish Ministers to specify in the direction where in the South of Scotland the headquarters must be.

28.As the direction about the location of South of Scotland Enterprise’s headquarters will be issued under section 17, South of Scotland Enterprise will be legally required to comply with it and the direction will be published.

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