Chapter 6: Next Steps
37. The responses to this consultation will undergo independent analysis. The results of the analysis will be taken into consideration when drafting the final Statement.
Publishing the Statement
38. The finalised Statement will be laid before the Scottish Parliament, alongside a report setting out the consultation process undertaken and the ways in which views expressed during that process have been taken account of in preparing the Statement. The duty on the Scottish Ministers to promote the principles of the Statement will come into force on 1 October 2017.
39. The legislation requires that the Statement is reviewed and consulted upon every 5 years and if necessary revised, taking into account comments received, before being laid before the Scottish Parliament.