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Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Act 2020

Code of practice

Section 14: Report on the code

27.Section 14 provides that the Commissioner must keep the code of practice under review, prepare and publish a report on their findings, and lay a copy of such a report before the Scottish Parliament. It also provides that the first such report must be laid by the Commissioner before the Parliament no later than three years after the date on which the first code is brought into effect. Any subsequent reports are to be laid before the Parliament no later than four years after the date on which the last report was laid.

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