The Criminal Proceedings etc. (Reform) (Scotland) Act 2007 (Incidental, Supplemental and Consequential Provisions) Order 2007

Requirement to take oaths

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6.  In section 70 (reappointment of JPs) of the 2007 Act, after subsection (3), there is added–

(4) Where a person is reappointed as a JP under subsections (1)(a) and (2) (including on a second or subsequent occasion), an oath–

(a)previously taken by the person as required by section 6 of the Promissory Oaths Act 1868 (and in accordance with the Promissory Oaths Act 1871) in relation to the person’s appointment as a JP under subsection (1) of section 67, or

(b)which by virtue of subsection (9) of section 67 counts in relation to the person’s appointment as a JP under subsection (1) of that section,

also counts in relation to the person’s reappointment as a JP by virtue of subsections (1)(a) and (2)..