The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (Designation of Persons as Scottish Public Authorities) Order 2019

Document Number:2019 No. 143
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 11/11/2019
 
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Scottish Statutory Instruments

Freedom Of Information

Made

17 th April 2019

Coming into force

11 th November 2019

The Scottish Ministers make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 5(1) of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002(1) and all other powers enabling them to do so.

In accordance with section 72(2)(b) of that Act a draft of this instrument has been laid before and approved by resolution of the Scottish Parliament.

In accordance with section 5(5) of that Act the Scottish Ministers have consulted every person to whom the Order relates or persons appearing to them to represent such persons and such other persons as they consider appropriate.

Citation, commencement and interpretation

  1. —(1) This Order may be cited as the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (Designation of Persons as Scottish Public Authorities) Order 2019 and comes into force on 11 November 2019.

    (2) In this Order, “the 2010 Act” means the Housing (Scotland) Act 2010(2).

    Extension of coverage of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

  2. The persons described in column 1 of the table in the schedule of this Order are designated under section 5(2)(a) of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 as a Scottish public authority in relation to the functions specified in column 2 of that table.

    GRAEME DEY

    Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

    St Andrew’s House,

    Edinburgh

    17 th April 2019

    Article 2

    SCHEDULE

    Column 1

    Description of persons

    Column 2

    Functions

    paragraph (b) is limited to the management of housing accommodation for which a registered social landlord has, under the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001(4) , granted a Scottish secure tenancy as defined in section 11 or a short Scottish secure tenancy as defined in section 34 of that Act, and

    omit paragraph (c).

    EXPLANATORY NOTE

    (This note is not part of the Order)

    This Order makes provision for the extension of coverage of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (“the 2002 Act”) under section 5 of that Act.

    Section 5 of the 2002 Act enables the Scottish Ministers to designate as Scottish public authorities by order any person who is...

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