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Consumer Scotland Act 2020

Section 18 – Grants and loans by Consumer Scotland

45.Section 18 allows Consumer Scotland to provide grants and loans to other organisations, where it appears to Consumer Scotland to be conducive to the performance of Consumer Scotland’s functions.

46.As noted in the Financial Memorandum, there is no requirement for provision to be made about the provision of funding to Consumer Scotland. As part of the Scottish Administration, it will be for the Scottish Ministers to decide the overall budgetary allocation for Consumer Scotland in future, as part of the normal Scottish Government budget cycle.

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