8.Paragraph 1 provides that the Parole Board must consist of a minimum of 5 members, one of whom will be the convenor. The members will be appointed by the Scottish Ministers. Paragraph 2 specifies the five categories of person who must be included in the Board’s membership.
9.Paragraph 3 allows the Scottish Ministers to make regulations specifying the procedure, including requirements as to consultation, to be followed in appointing members to the Board. The Scottish Ministers must comply with any such regulations. The regulations may make different provisions for different kinds of members.