Publication - Consultation paper

Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Act 2018: consultation on implementation

Published: 7 May 2019

Views sought on draft guidance on the operation of the Act and arrangements for reporting on progress.

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Contents
Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Act 2018: consultation on implementation
Footnotes

81 page PDF

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Footnotes

1. http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2014/04/1438

2. https://consult.gov.scot/equality-unit/draft-gender-representation-on-public-boards/

3. https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2012/162/contents/made

4. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2016/159/contents/made

5. Cross border public authorities must be designated as such by an Order made under section 88 of the Scotland Act 1998

6. ‘Guidance on Succession Planning for Public Body Boards’, January 2017, http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Government/public-bodies/BoardChairs [accessed 13 June 2017]

7. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2018/4/contents/enacted

8. https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2012/162/contents/made and as amended by (and add in 2016 Regulations)

9. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2010/15/section/7

10.   A trans woman with a UK Gender Recognition Certificate or with gender recognition from another EU Member State is legally a woman.

11. See https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/advice-and-guidance/gender-reassignment-discrimination#what 

12. https://www.ethicalstandards.org.uk/regulated-bodies

13. https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2010/15/section/159

14. The Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) (Reports) Regulations 2019

15. https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2012/162/contents/made, as amended by [add link to the 2016 Regs]

16. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2016/159/contents/made

17. As at August 2018

18. http://www.ethicalstandards.org.uk/publications/publication/222/2013-code-of-practice-for-ministerial-appointments-to-public-bodies-in-scotland

19. http://www.publicappointments.org/publications/publication/781/revised-guidance-on-application-of-the-2013-code-of-practice

20. http://www.publicappointments.org/site/uploads/publications/9081470494a9d103ac08481.79691631.pdf

21. http://www.scottishuniversitygovernance.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Scottish-Code-of-Good-HE-Governance.pdf

22. http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Education/post16reform/hefegovernance/CollegeSectorBoardAppointments2014

23. https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/advice-and-guidance/how-improve-board-diversity-six-step-guide-good-practice

24. https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/publication-download/appointments-boards-and-equality-law

25. http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Government/public-bodies/BoardChairs


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