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South of Scotland Enterprise Act 2019

Operational matters

Section 13 (Authority to perform functions)

33.Section 13 allows South of Scotland Enterprise to delegate its functions or aspects of them to its members, committees, sub-committees or staff. This means that not everything that may, or must, be done by South of Scotland Enterprise need be done by collective act of the people who constitute it (i.e. the members and its chief executive, see section 2).

34.Subsection (2) emphasises that South of Scotland Enterprise cannot absolve itself from its legal responsibilities to do certain things by entrusting others to do them on its behalf. It further makes clear that delegating a function does not divest South of Scotland Enterprise of its own powers to carry out the function.

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