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Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010

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Procedure for appointment of members

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2(1)It is for the Lord Justice General, after consulting the Scottish Ministers, to appoint the members of the Council other than the Lord Justice Clerk and the lay members.

(2)It is for the Scottish Ministers, after consulting the Lord Justice General, to appoint the lay members.

(3)The Lord Justice General may appoint a person to be a member only if the person has been nominated, or otherwise selected for appointment, in accordance with such procedures as the Scottish Ministers may by regulations prescribe.

(4)The regulations may—

(a)in particular, make provision for or in connection with enabling a person to nominate or select persons suitable for appointment,

(b)prescribe different procedures for different categories of membership.

(5)The Scottish Ministers must consult the Lord Justice General before making the regulations.

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