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Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001

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Regulations as to appointments, procedure etc.

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7The Scottish Ministers, after consulting such persons, or groups of persons, as they consider appropriate, may by regulations make provision as to—

(a)the appointment of the convener (including any conditions to be fulfilled for appointment);

(b)the appointment of the other members (including, subject to paragraph 4 above, the number, or limits on the number, of those who may be appointed and any conditions to be fulfilled for appointment);

(c)the tenure of office of the convener and other members (including the circumstances in which they shall cease to hold office or may be removed or suspended from office);

(d)the appointment of, constitution of and exercise of functions by committees and sub-committees (including committees and sub-committees which consist of or include persons who are not members of the Council);

(e)the procedure of the Council and of any of its committees or sub-committees (including the validation of proceedings in the event of vacancies or of defects in appointment);

(f)the payment by the Council to its convener and members (and to the members of its committees and sub-committees who are not members of the Council) of such remuneration and allowances—

(i)on such terms; and

(ii)subject to such conditions,

as the Scottish Ministers think fit;

(g)the payment by the Council to, or in respect of, persons who have been its convener or members (or such members of committees and sub-committees as are mentioned in head (f) above) of such pensions, allowances and gratuities—

(i)on such terms; and

(ii)subject to such conditions,

as the Scottish Ministers think fit;

(h)the payment by the Council of compensation to any person who, other than on the expiry of a term of office, ceases to be its convener or to be a member of it; and

(i)the delegation by the Council of any of its functions to any of its committees, sub-committees, members or employees.

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