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Judiciary and Courts (Scotland) Act 2008

Transfer of staff

171.Paragraph 19 provides for the statutory office holders listed in section 59(2) of the Act (who are also currently employed by the Scottish Ministers and therefore meet the requirements in both subparagraphs (1)(a) and (b)) and members of staff in the existing SCS to transfer to the new SCS on the date that this paragraph comes into force. Staff on secondment or loan to the existing SCS do not transfer and neither does the existing Chief Executive. Subparagraphs (4) and (5) transfer the contracts of employment for those staff from the Scottish Ministers to the SCS. It also provides that the contract of employment of staff is not terminated by the transfer and has effect as though originally made between the person and SCS.

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