Additional duties on responsible bodies

8Information to be provided to public

(1)In addition to complying with section 6, each responsible body must take such steps as it thinks appropriate to inform the persons mentioned in subsection (2) of the matters mentioned in subsection (3).

(2)The persons referred to in subsection (1) are, in the case of a responsible body with functions under—

(a)section 1, members of the public within the local authority’s area generally,

(b)section 2, pupils or, as the case may be, students at—

(i)each institution managed by the education provider,

(ii)where an institution managed by the education provider operates across a number of campuses within Scotland, each such campus,

(c)section 3, persons in the premises of the specified public service body.

(3)The matters referred to in subsection (1) are—

(a)that period products are obtainable free of charge, and

(b)the arrangements for obtaining products free of charge, including in particular how, where and when products may be obtained.