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Regulations for the Specific Duties and details on which public authorities are covered

The Scottish Specific Duties Regulations came into force on 27 May 2012.

These regulations have been amended twice – in 2015 and again in 2016. You need to read all three sets of Regulations together.

The Board Diversity aspect of the Public Sector Duty has been legislated for but not yet implemented. Please check with the Scottish Government for further information on likely implementation dates. 

Public Authorities in Scotland: who is covered by the Specific Duties under the Public Sector Equality Duty? 

This guide contains the names of all of the listed public authorities in Scotland (all of those subject to the specific duties).



Last updated: 08 Oct 2020