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Part 1SThe Scottish Housing Regulator

Studies, co-operation and annual reportsS


(1)The Regulator may carry out, or commission, studies or research to inform its approach towards meeting its objective.

(2)The Regulator may publish a report on any study or research.

Commencement Information

I1S. 17 in force at 1.4.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/96, art. 2, Sch.

18Co-operation with other regulatorsS

(1)The Regulator must, so far as consistent with the proper performance of its functions, seek to secure co-operation between it and other relevant regulators.

(2)“Relevant regulators” are—

(a)[F1the Regulator of Social Housing],

(b)the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator,

(c)Healthcare Improvement Scotland,

(d)Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland,

(e)the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman,

[F2(f)the Financial Conduct Authority,

(fa)the Prudential Regulation Authority,]

(g)the registrar of companies, and

(h)the Accounts Commission for Scotland.

(3)The Regulator may disclose any information to any relevant regulator—

(a)for any purpose connected with the performance of the Regulator's functions, or

(b)for the purpose of enabling or assisting the relevant regulator to perform any functions.

Textual Amendments

F1Words in s. 18(2)(a) substituted (1.4.2012) by Localism Act 2011 (c. 20), s. 240(2), Sch. 16 para. 60; S.I. 2012/628, art. 6(i) (with arts. 9 11 14 15 17)

Commencement Information

I2S. 18(1)(2) in force at 1.4.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/96, art. 2, Sch.

I3S. 18(3) in force at 1.4.2012 by S.S.I. 2012/39, art. 2, Sch. 1 (with Sch. 2)

19Annual reportsS

(1)As soon as practicable after 31 March in each year, the Regulator must—

(a)prepare and publish a general report on the exercise of its functions during the 12 month period ending on 31 March,

(b)lay a copy of it before the Scottish Parliament, and

(c)send a copy of it to Ministers.

(2)A general report must include information about the use of the Regulator's powers under Parts 4 and 5 of this Act.

(3)It is otherwise for the Regulator to determine the form and content of a general report and by what means it is to be published.

Commencement Information

I4S. 19 in force at 1.4.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/96, art. 2, Sch.