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(1)The judicial offices within the Board’s remit are—
(a)the office of judge of the Court of Session,
(b)the office of Chairman of the Scottish Land Court,
(c)the office of temporary judge (except in any case where the individual to be appointed to the office holds or has held one of the offices mentioned in subsection (2)),
(d)the office of sheriff principal,
(e)the office of sheriff,
(f)the office of part-time sheriff, and
(g)such other judicial offices (whether full-time, part-time or temporary) as the Scottish Ministers may by order specify.
(2)The offices referred to in subsection (1)(c) are—
(a)the office of judge of the European Court,
(b)the office of judge of the European Court of Human Rights,
(c)the office of Chairman of the Scottish Land Court,
(d)the office of sheriff principal, and
(e)the office of sheriff.
(3)The Scottish Ministers may specify a judicial office under subsection (1)(g) only if the First Minister has, or the Scottish Ministers have, the function of making appointments to the office, or of nominating or recommending individuals for appointment to the office.
(4)In subsection (1)(g), “judicial office ”means—
(a)the office of judge of any court,
(b)the office of member of any tribunal, or
(c)any other office, or appointment, consisting of functions of a judicial nature.
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