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Tribunals (Scotland) Act 2014

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Appointment and assignment

32Scheduled provisions

(1)Schedule 3 contains provision for the First-tier Tribunal about eligibility for and appointment to—

(a)ordinary membership,

(b)legal membership.

(2)Schedule 4 contains provision for the First-tier Tribunal relating to—

(a)appointment or assignment to—

(i)a Deputy position,

(ii)a Temporary position,

(b)assignment of ordinary, legal and judicial members.

(3)Schedule 5 contains provision for the Upper Tribunal about eligibility for and appointment to—

(a)ordinary membership,

(b)legal membership.

(4)Schedule 6 contains provision for the Upper Tribunal relating to—

(a)assignment to a Temporary position,

(b)assignment of ordinary, legal and judicial members.

33Assignment policy

(1)The Lord President must publish a document recording the policy adopted in relation to the assignment of the ordinary, legal and judicial members within each of the First-tier Tribunal and the Upper Tribunal.

(2)The Lord President must—

(a)keep the assignment policy under review,

(b)re-publish it if it is amended materially.

(3)The assignment policy—

(a)must be in terms designed to secure that appropriate use is made of the knowledge and experience of the members of the Scottish Tribunals (including their expertise in a particular area of the law),

(b)may include—

(i)specific provision for each of the Tribunals,

(ii)different provision for different purposes in any other respects.

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