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Disclosure (Scotland) Act 2020

Section 34: Form and manner of provision of disclosures

76.Ministers must determine the form and manner in which Level 1 and Level 2 disclosures are to be provided. The disclosure can be provided by electronic communications, but there must be scope for them to be made available in a written or a printed document where the applicant so requests. Ministers can make different determinations as to the form and manner of disclosures for different disclosures or different purposes, and they must publish the determinations as they see fit. Level 1 and Level 2 disclosures have to specify the date on which they were provided to the applicant.

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