Social security fraud investigation regulations and code of practice: consultation

Consultation paper on Investigation of Offences regulations and a Code of Practice for Investigations under Sections 75 and 76 of the Social Security (Scotland) Act.

Annex C – Responding to Consultation

We are inviting responses to this consultation paper by 29 th of October 2018.

To submit your response online please visit:

If you would prefer, you can email your response to:

or you can send it to us by post to:

Cross Cutting Policy Team (Fraud)
Social Security Directorate
Scottish Government
5 th Floor
5 Atlantic Quay
G2 8LU

Handling your response

We need to know how you wish your response to be handled and, in particular, whether you are happy for your response to be made public.

If you are emailing or posting your response to us please complete the Respondent Information Form as this will ensure that we treat your response appropriately.

If you are completing your response online you will be asked how you would like your response to be handled. More information can be found on the Respondent Information Form itself.

All respondents should be aware that the Scottish Government is subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and would therefore have to consider any request made to in under the Act for information relating to responses made to this consultation exercise.

Comments and concerns

If you have any comments about how this consultation exercise has been conducted please send them by email or post using the details provided above.


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