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Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014

Section 32 – Power to re-allocate sheriffs principal, sheriffs and summary sheriffs between sheriffdoms

58.This section enables the Lord President permanently to transfer sheriffs principal, sheriffs, and summary sheriffs between sheriffdoms. (So far as sheriffs are concerned, this power re-enacts the existing provision in section 14(4) of the Sheriff Courts (Scotland) Act 1971.)

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