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Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005

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Panel members

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1(1)The Scottish Ministers must appoint such number of persons as they think fit to be eligible (for such period, not exceeding 5 years, as the Scottish Ministers may specify) to serve as members of a Panel constituted under section 75(1).

(2)At least one of the persons so appointed must be, and have been for at least 5 years—

(a)a solicitor holding a practising certificate issued in accordance with Part 2 of the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980 (c. 46), or

(b)an advocate.

(3)An individual is disqualified from being so appointed, and from being appointed as or being a Panel member, if the individual is—

(a)a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary or holds any of the judicial offices specified in Part 1 of schedule 1 to the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 24),

(b)a member of the Scottish Parliament,

(c)an office-holder in the Scottish Administration,

(d)an individual of such other description as may be prescribed by order by the Scottish Ministers.

(4)Each Panel is to consist of 3 of the persons appointed under paragraph 1(1) (one of whom is to be appointed by the Scottish Ministers to chair the Panel).

(5)A person appointed to chair a Panel must fall within paragraph 1(2).

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