Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1980
262.Section 17 is repealed. It permits a Senator of the College of Justice (if he or she thinks fit and with the consent of the Lord President) to accept appointment as an arbitrator where the dispute appears to him or her to be of a commercial character. The provision regulates the appointment of judges as public officials. It is consolidated in section 23 of the Act.