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Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Act 2020


Section 29: Budgets

46.Section 29 requires the Commissioner to prepare a budget before the start of each financial year and seek the approval of the SPCB by such a date as the SPCB determines. Under subsection (2), the Commissioner may seek to revise the budget during the year by submitting revised proposals to the SPCB for approval. When preparing a budget or a revised budget, the Commissioner is required to ensure that resources will be used economically, efficiently and effectively and must, under subsection (4), certify this in any budget or revised budget proposal.

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