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A Scottish Government Consultation on the Draft Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill

Published: 5 Jan 2017

Seeking views on the practical application of the draft Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill provisions.

28 page PDF

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28 page PDF

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Contents
A Scottish Government Consultation on the Draft Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill
Footnotes

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Footnotes

1. http://www.scotlandscensus.gov.uk/population-households

2. http://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/SN01250/SN01250.pdf

3. https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/482059/BIS-15-585- women-on-boards-davies-review-5-year-summary-october-2015.pdf

4. Public bodies regulated by the Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland - http://www.appointed-for-scotland.org/about-public-bodies/directory-of-public-bodies-appointments/

5. http://www.ethicalstandards.org.uk/site/uploads/publications/4bbac3ff88405f5958a87bb1b6485990.pdf

6. S.37 (3) of the Scotland Act 2016 transfers competence to the Scottish Parliament to legislate for "Equal opportunities so far as relating to the inclusion of persons with protected characteristics in non-executive posts on boards of Scottish public authorities with mixed functions or no reserved functions".

7. Articles 2 and 3(3) of the Treaty of the European Union and Articles 8 and 157 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union.

8. Articles 21(1) and 23 of the Charter.

9. Directives 2006/54/EC (the equal treatment directive) and 2010/41/EU (self-employed workers directive)

10. See C-450/93, Kalanke (1995 ECR I-3051); C-409/95, Marshal l (1997 ECR I-6363); C-158/97, Badeck (2000 ECRI I-1875); C-407/98, Abrahamsson (2000 ECR I-5539); C-319/03, Briheche (2004).


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