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Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Act 2000

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SCHEDULE 2CHIEF INVESTIGATING OFFICER

(introduced by section 9)

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Appointment

1(1)The Chief Investigating Officer’s appointment shall be on such terms and conditions as Ministers determine.

(2)Those terms and conditions may include arrangements for the payment of pensions, allowances or gratuities to, or in respect of, persons who have ceased to hold office as Chief Investigating Officer.

Staff

2(1)The Chief Investigating Officer may, with the consent of Ministers as to numbers, terms and conditions, appoint staff.

(2)The Chief Investigating Officer may make arrangements for the payment of pensions, gratuities or allowances to, or in respect of, any person who has ceased to be a member of staff of the Chief Investigating Officer and may, in particular—

(a)make contributions or payments towards provision for such pensions, gratuities or allowances; and

(b)establish and administer one or more pension schemes.

(3)Arrangements under sub-paragraph (2) are subject to the approval of Ministers.

Status

3The Chief Investigating Officer and that Officer’s staff shall not to be regarded as servants or agents of the Crown or have any status, immunity or privilege of the Crown.

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