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(1)Schedule 4 to the 1980 Act is amended as follows.
(2)For paragraph 1 substitute—
“1The Tribunal shall consist of not more than 28 members.
1AThe Tribunal shall consist of equal numbers of—
(a)members (in this Part referred to as “solicitor members”) appointed by the Lord President, who are solicitors recommended by the Council as representatives of the solicitors' profession throughout Scotland; and
(b)members (in this Part referred to as “non-lawyer members”) appointed by the Lord President after consultation with the Scottish Ministers, who are not—
(iii)conveyancing practitioners or executry practitioners, within the meaning of section 23 of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1990 (c. 40) (“the 1990 Act”);
(iv)persons exercising a right to conduct litigation or a right of audience acquired by virtue of section 27 of the 1990 Act.
1BThe validity of any proceedings of the Tribunal is not affected by a vacancy in membership of the Tribunal nor by any defect in the appointment of a member.
1CThe Scottish Ministers may by order made by statutory instrument amend paragraph 1 so as to vary the maximum number of members of the Tribunal.
1DA statutory instrument containing an order made under paragraph 1C is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the Scottish Parliament.”.
(3)In paragraph 2(a), for “lay” substitute “non-lawyer”.
(4)In paragraph 3, for “lay” substitute “non-lawyer”.
(5)In paragraph 5—
(a)in sub-paragraph (b), for “1 lay member is” substitute “2 solicitor members are”;
(b)for sub-paragraph (c) substitute—
“(c)at least 2 non-lawyer members are present.”;
(c)sub-paragraph (d) is repealed.
(6)In paragraph 6, for “lay” substitute “non-lawyer”.
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