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National Library of Scotland Act 2012

Paragraph 4 – Removal of members

65.The Scottish Ministers have the power to remove a member of NLS from office if they are satisfied that the member is insolvent (see sub-paragraph (2)), has been absent from 3 consecutive meetings without permission or is otherwise unfit or unable to discharge the functions of being a member. Whilst NLS has charitable status, a member of NLS who becomes disqualified from being a charity trustee within the meaning of section 69 of the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005 (asp 10) would be unfit to discharge the functions of being a member of NLS.

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