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Disclosure (Scotland) Act 2020

Section 66: Delegation of functions of Scottish Ministers

129.Section 66 allows Ministers to delegate their functions under the Act, except functions which involve making regulations, issuing and revising guidance to the chief constable, publishing the code of practice under section 55 and laying it in the Scottish Parliament, determining the form and manner of applications and disclosures under this Part of the Act, and setting fees. A delegation may be revoked or varied at any time. Subsection (4) protects a person to whom a function is delegated from proceedings in cases where inaccurate information is provided to that person by another party who provides information to Ministers under Part 1 of the Act.

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