(This note is not part of the Order)
These Regulations make provision for the reports to be published, and the report to be laid before the Scottish Parliament, under section 8 of the Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Act 2018.
The Scottish Ministers (regulation 2), other appointing persons (regulation 3) and public authorities (regulation 4) are required to publish reports, in the manner set out in regulation 5, which also requires that certain reports be prepared in accordance with guidance issued by Scottish Ministers and for electronic copies to be provided to the Scottish Ministers. Regulation 6 provides for a report to be made by the Scottish Ministers to the Scottish Parliament.
A Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment has been prepared and placed in the Scottish Parliament Information Centre. Copies may be obtained from the Scottish Government, [insert name and address of relevant Directorate], and online at www.legislation.gov.uk.