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Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014

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2(1)Historic Environment Scotland is to consist of no fewer than 10 and no more than 15 persons appointed by the Scottish Ministers as members.

(2)The Scottish Ministers are to appoint one of those members to chair Historic Environment Scotland.

(3)The Scottish Ministers must appoint as members only persons who they consider to have the skills and expertise relevant to the functions of Historic Environment Scotland.

(4)The Scottish Ministers must, when making appointments under sub-paragraph (1), do so in a manner which encourages equal opportunities and in particular the observance of the equal opportunity requirements.

(5)A member holds and vacates office in accordance with terms and conditions determined by the Scottish Ministers.

(6)A member may resign by written notice to the Scottish Ministers.

(7)The Scottish Ministers may reappoint as a member a person who is (or has been) a member.

(8)The Scottish Ministers may by order amend sub-paragraph (1) to substitute for the minimum or maximum number of members for the time being specified such other number or numbers of members.

(9)In sub-paragraph (4) “equal opportunities” and “equal opportunity requirements” have the same meanings as in Section L2 (equal opportunities) of Part II of schedule 5 to the Scotland Act 1998 (c.46).

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