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(1)The Scottish Ministers are to determine with the consent of the Lord President—
(a)the period for which a person is appointed as the Judicial Complaints Reviewer, and
(b)subject to subsection (2), the other terms and conditions on which a person is so appointed.
(2)The Scottish Ministers may pay to the Judicial Complaints Reviewer such fees and expenses as they may determine.
(3)The Judicial Complaints Reviewer may resign office by giving notice in writing to the Scottish Ministers.
(a)the Scottish Ministers are satisfied that subsection (5) applies, and
(b)the Lord President consents,
the Scottish Ministers may, by notice in writing, remove the Judicial Complaints Reviewer from office.
(5)This subsection applies if—
(a)the Judicial Complaints Reviewer has failed without reasonable excuse to carry out the functions of that office for a continuous period of 6 months,
(b)the Reviewer has been convicted of an offence,
(c)the Reviewer has become insolvent, or
(d)the Reviewer is otherwise unfit to be the Judicial Complaints Reviewer or unable for any reason to carry out the functions of that office.
(6)For the purposes of subsection (5)(c), the Reviewer becomes insolvent on—
(a)the approval of a voluntary arrangement proposed by the Reviewer,
(b)being adjudged bankrupt,
(c)the Reviewer’s estate’s being sequestrated, or
(d)the Reviewer’s granting a trust deed for creditors.
(7)A person who is or has been the Judicial Complaints Reviewer may be reappointed for further periods.
(8)A person holding office by virtue of subsection (7) may not hold office for periods (whether or not consecutive) totalling more than 5 years.
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