Part 3The courts

The Court of Session

44Maximum number of judges

(1)Section 1 (number of judges of the Court) of the Court of Session Act 1988 (c. 36) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1), after “(3)” insert “, (3A)”.

(3)In subsection (3), for the words from “Parliament” in the first place it appears to the end substitute “and approved by resolution of the Scottish Parliament.”.

(4)After subsection (3) insert—

(3A)The Lord President must be consulted before any draft of an Order under this section is laid before the Parliament..