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Legal Profession and Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 2007

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3(1)Subject to sub-paragraph (2), each member is to be appointed for a period of 5 years.

(2)Appointments that constitute the Commission for the first time are to be in accordance with sub-paragraph (3).

(3)Each member is to be appointed for a period of not less than 4 years and not exceeding 6 years.

(4)A member—

(a)may by giving notice in writing to the Scottish Ministers resign office as a member of the Commission;

(b)otherwise, holds and vacates office in accordance with the terms and conditions of appointment.

(5)A person is, on ceasing to be a member, eligible for reappointment for a single further period; but not before a period of 3 years has elapsed.

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