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PART 1OFFICE-HOLDERS DISQUALIFIED FROM BEING A MEMBER OF THE SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT

  • Any member of the Accounts Commission for Scotland.

  • Any member of the Advisory Council established under section 3 of the Scottish Qualifications Authority Act 2002(1).

  • Any member of the Advisory Panel to the Welsh Language Commissioner.

  • Any member of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board.

  • Any member of the Antarctic Act Tribunal established under regulations made under the Antarctic Act 1994(2).

  • Any member of an Arbitration Tribunal established under Schedule 3 to the Industry Act 1975(3).

  • Any member of the Armed Forces Pay Review Body.

  • Any member of the Arts Council of England.

  • Any member of Bòrd na Gàidhlig.

  • Any member of a Boundary Commission continued under section 2 of the Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986(4).

  • Any member of the British Pharmacopoeia Commission.

  • Any member of the British Railways Board.

  • Any member of the British Transport Police Authority.

  • Any member of the British Waterways Board.

  • Any member of the Care Council for Wales.

  • Any member of the Care Quality Commission and the Healthwatch England committee.

  • Any member of the Central Arbitration Committee.

  • Any member of the Channel Four Corporation.

  • Any member of the Charity Commission.

  • Any member of the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland.

  • Any member of the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service.

  • Any member of the Civil Aviation Authority.

  • Any member of the Civil Nuclear Police Authority.

  • Any member of the Civil Service Arbitration Tribunal.

  • Any member of the Civil Service Commission.

  • Any member of the governing body of a clinical commissioning group within the meaning of section 14L of the National Health Service Act 2006(5).

  • Any member of the Coal Authority.

  • Any member of the Commission for Equality and Human Rights.

  • Any member of the Commission on Human Medicines.

  • Any member of the Commission for Local Administration in England.

  • Any member of the Commission for Victims and Survivors for Northern Ireland.

  • Any member of the Committee on Climate Change.

  • Any member of the Committee on Mutagenicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment.

  • Any member of the Competition Appeal Tribunal.

  • Any member of the Competition and Markets Authority.

  • Any member of the Competition Service.

  • Any member of the Consumer Council for Water, and each regional committee of the Council established under section 27A of the Water Industry Act 1991(6).

  • Any member of the Copyright Tribunal.

  • Any member of the Council of the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service.

  • Any member of the Covent Garden Market Authority.

  • Any member of Creative Scotland.

  • Any member of the Criminal Cases Review Commission.

  • Any member of the Criminal Courts Rules Council.

  • Any member of the Crown Estate Commissioners.

  • Any member of the Development Commission.

  • Any member of a Development Corporation within the meaning of the New Towns Act 1981(7) or the New Towns (Scotland) Act 1968(8).

  • Any member of the Disclosure and Barring Service.

  • Any member of the Education Workforce Council.

  • Any member of the Electoral Commission.

  • Any member of the Employment Appeal Tribunal.

  • Any member of the English Sports Council.

  • Any member of the Environment Agency.

  • Any member of the Fair Employment Tribunal for Northern Ireland.

  • Any member of the First-tier Tribunal.

  • Any member of Food Standards Scotland.

  • Any member of the Food Standards Agency.

  • Any member of the Foreign Compensation Commission.

  • Any member of the Forestry Commissioners.

  • Any member of the Gambling Commission.

  • Any member of the board of the Gangmasters Licensing Authority.

  • Any member of the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority.

  • Any member of the Health and Safety Executive.

  • Any member of the Health and Social Care Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority in Northern Ireland.

  • Any member of the Health and Social Care Information Centre.

  • Any member of Health Education England.

  • Any member of the Health Research Authority.

  • Any member of Healthcare Improvement Scotland.

  • Any member of Highlands and Islands Enterprise.

  • Any member of Historic Environment Scotland (within the meaning of paragraph 2 of schedule 1 to the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014(9).

  • Any member of the Homes and Communities Agency.

  • Any member of the Horserace Betting Levy Appeal Tribunal for England and Wales.

  • Any member of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority.

  • Any member of the Human Tissue Authority.

  • Any member of the Independent Commission for Police Complaints for Northern Ireland.

  • Any member of the Independent Family Returns Panel.

  • Any member of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority.

  • Any member of the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

  • Any member of the Independent Reconfiguration Panel.

  • Any member of an Industrial Court established in Northern Ireland.

  • Any member of the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council.

  • Any member of Invest Northern Ireland.

  • Any member of a Joint Planning Inquiry Commission constituted under Part 3 of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997(10).

  • Any member of the Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland.

  • Any member of the Judicial Appointments Commission.

  • Any member of the Labour Relations Agency.

  • Any member of the Lands Tribunal for Northern Ireland.

  • Any member of the Lands Tribunal for Scotland.

  • Any member of the Law Commission.

  • Any member of the Legal Services Board.

  • Any member of the Local Government Boundary Commission for England.

  • Any member of the Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland.

  • Any member of the Low Pay Commission appointed under section 8(9) of the National Minimum Wage Act 1998(11).

  • Any member of the Marine Management Organisation.

  • Any member of the Mental Health Review Tribunal for Northern Ireland.

  • Any member of the Mental Health Review Tribunal for Wales.

  • Any member of the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland.

  • Any member of the NHS Pay Review Body.

  • Any member of the National Crime Agency Remuneration Review Body.

  • Any member of the Board of Trustees for the National Galleries of Scotland.

  • Any member of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

  • Any member of the National Library of Scotland.

  • Any member of the Board of Trustees of the National Museums of Scotland.

  • Any member of Natural England.

  • Any member of the Natural Resources Body for Wales.

  • Any member of the Northern Ireland Housing Executive.

  • Any member of the Northern Ireland Judicial Appointments Commission.

  • Any member of the Northern Ireland Law Commission.

  • Any member of the Northern Ireland Legal Services Commission.

  • Any member of the Northern Ireland Social Care Council.

  • Any member of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.

  • Any member of the Office of Communications.

  • Any member of the Office for Legal Complaints.

  • Any member of the Office for Nuclear Regulation.

  • Any member of the Office of Rail Regulation.

  • Any member of the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills.

  • Any member of the Office for Budget Responsibility.

  • Any member of the Oil and Pipelines Agency.

  • Any member of the Parades Commission for Northern Ireland.

  • Any member of the Parole Board for England and Wales.

  • Any member of the Parole Board for Scotland.

  • Any member of the Board of the Pension Protection Fund.

  • Any member of a Pensions Appeal Tribunal.

  • Any member of the Pensions Regulator.

  • Any member of the Planning Appeals Commission constituted under section 203 of the Planning Act (Northern Ireland) 2011(12).

  • Any member of a Planning Inquiry Commission constituted under Part 3 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990(13).

  • Any member of a Planning Inquiry Commission constituted under Part 3 of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997.

  • Any member of the Police Advisory Board for England and Wales.

  • Any member of the Police Remuneration Review Body.

  • Any member of the Prison Service Pay Review Body.

  • Any member of the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care.

  • Any member of a regional water authority established in accordance with section 2 of the Water Act 1973(14).

  • Any member of the Regulatory Policy Committee.

  • Any member of Revenue Scotland.

  • Any member of the Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration.

  • Any member of the Risk Management Authority established under the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003(15).

  • Any member of a Rural Development Board.

  • Any member of the School Teachers’ Review Body.

  • Any member of the Scottish Charity Regulator.

  • Any member of the Scottish Civil Justice Council.

  • Any member of the Scottish Commission for Human Rights.

  • Any member of the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service.

  • Any member of the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission.

  • Any member of Scottish Enterprise.

  • Any member of the Scottish Environment Protection Agency.

  • Any member of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.

  • Any member of the Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council.

  • Any member of the Scottish Housing Regulator.

  • Any member of the Scottish Land Court.

  • Any member of the Scottish Law Commission.

  • Any member of the Scottish Legal Aid Board.

  • Any member of the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission.

  • Any member of Scottish Natural Heritage.

  • Any member of the Scottish Qualifications Authority.

  • Any member of the Scottish Sentencing Council.

  • Any member of the Scottish Social Services Council.

  • Any member of Scottish Water.

  • Any member of the Sea Fish Industry Authority.

  • Any member of the Sea Fish Licence Tribunal.

  • Any member of the Security Industry Authority.

  • Any member of Seirbheis nam Meadhanan Gàidhlig.

  • Any member of the Senior Salaries Review Body.

  • Any member of Sianel Pedwar Cymru.

  • Any member of the Single Source Regulations Office.

  • Any member of Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland.

  • Any member of the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission.

  • Any member of the Social Security Advisory Committee.

  • Any member of the Standards Commission for Scotland.

  • Any member of the Statistics Board.

  • Any member of the Transport Tribunal.

  • Any member of the Tribunal established under section 65 of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000(16).

  • Any member of the Tribunal established under section 91 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998(17).

  • Any member of the trustee corporation established by section 75 of the Pensions Act 2008(18).

  • Any member of the Trustees of the National Heritage Memorial Fund.

  • Any member of the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

  • Any member of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority.

  • Any member of the United Kingdom Sports Council.

  • Any member of the Upper Tribunal.

  • Any member of the Valuation Tribunal for England.

  • Any member of the Valuation Tribunal Service.

  • Any member of the Water Appeals Commission for Northern Ireland.

  • Any member of the Water Industry Commission for Scotland.

  • Any member of the Water Services Regulation Authority.

  • Any member of the Welsh Language Tribunal.

  • Any member of the Welsh Water Authority.

  • Any member of the Youth Justice Board for England and Wales.

  • Adjudicator appointed by the Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs.

  • Adjudicator appointed under section 25 of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998(19).

  • Advocate Depute (not being the Solicitor General for Scotland) appointed by the Lord Advocate.

  • Ambassador or Permanent Representative to an international organisation representing Her Majesty’s Government in the United Kingdom.

  • Appeal Officer for Community Interest Companies.

  • Assembly Ombudsman for Northern Ireland.

  • Assessor appointed for the purposes of section 133 of the Criminal Justice Act 1988(20).

  • Assessor of Public Undertakings (Scotland).

  • Assistant Commissioner appointed under Part 2 of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973(21).

  • Assistant Commissioner appointed under Schedule 1 to the Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986(22).

  • Assistant Electoral Commissioners.

  • Attorney General of the Duchy of Lancaster.

  • Auditor of the Civil List.

  • Auditor of the Court of Session.

  • Auditor General for Scotland.

  • Auditor General for Wales.

  • Certification Officer or any assistant certification officer.

  • Certification Officer for Northern Ireland appointed under Article 69 of the Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1992(23).

  • Chairman of the Administration of Radioactive Substances Advisory Committee.

  • Chair of the Adoption Leadership Board.

  • Chairman or Medical Director of the Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards.

  • Chairman of an Agricultural Land Tribunal or member of a panel appointed under paragraph 14 or 15 of Schedule 9 to the Agriculture Act 1947(24).

  • Chair of the board of management of a college of further education which is designated as a regional college by order under section 7A(1) of the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 2005(25).

  • Chairman or deputy chairman of the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute.

  • Chairman or Vice-Chairman of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

  • Chair, Deputy Chair or Chief Executive of the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

  • Chair, Deputy Chair or Chief Executive of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council.

  • Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Commonwealth Institute.

  • Chairman, executive director or Chief Executive Officer of Community Health Partnerships Limited.

  • Chairman, Vice-Chairman or ordinary member of the British Broadcasting Corporation Trust.

  • Chairman or Director-General of the British Council.

  • Chairman of the British Library Board.

  • Chairman, or director appointed by the Secretary of State, of CDC Group p.l.c. (formerly the Commonwealth Development Corporation).

  • Chairman of the Chief Executives’ Forum in Northern Ireland.

  • Chairman or Deputy Chairman of the Civil Service Appeal Board.

  • Chairman of the Committee on Standards in Public Life.

  • Chairman or any member, not also being an employee, of the management committee of the Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service constituted under the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978(26).

  • Convener of the Crofting Commission.

  • Chair, Deputy Chair or Chief Executive of the Economic and Social Research Council.

  • Chair, Deputy Chair or Chief Executive of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

  • Chairman or Deputy Chairman of the Financial Reporting Council.

  • Chairman of the Fire and Rescue Service Board.

  • Chairman of the General Consumer Council for Northern Ireland.

  • Chairman or any member, not also being an employee, of a Health Board or a Special Health Board constituted under the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978.

  • Chairman of the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland.

  • Chairman or non-executive director of a Health and Social Care trust established under the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1991(27).

  • Chairman or Deputy Chairman, in receipt of remuneration, of the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England.

  • Chair of the Independent Advisory Panel on Deaths in Custody.

  • Paid Chairman of an Industrial Training Board constituted under the Industrial Training Act 1964(28) or the Industrial Training Act 1982(29) or of a committee appointed under either of those Acts or paid Deputy Chairman of such a board.

  • Chairman of Investors in People UK.

  • Chairman of the Joint Nature Conservation Committee.

  • Chairman of the Livestock and Meat Commission for Northern Ireland.

  • Chairman or Chief Executive of the Local Government Staff Commission for Northern Ireland.

  • Chairman or any member, not also being an employee, of a Local Health Board established under section 11 of the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006(30).

  • Chair, Deputy Chair or Chief Executive of the Medical Research Council.

  • Chair or other member of Monitor.

  • Chairman or Director of the National Forest Company.

  • Chair or non-executive member of the National Health Service Commissioning Board.

  • Chairman or other non-executive director of an NHS foundation trust.

  • Chairman, executive director or Chief Executive Officer of NHS Property Services Limited.

  • Chairman or non-executive director of a National Health Service trust established under the National Health Service Act 2006(31) or the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006.

  • Chair, Deputy Chair or Chief Executive of the Natural Environment Research Council.

  • Chairman of the Northern Ireland Civil Service Appeal Board.

  • Chairman of the Northern Ireland Clinical Excellence Awards Committee.

  • Chairman of the Northern Ireland Community Relations Council.

  • Chairman of the Northern Ireland Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment.

  • Chairman of the Northern Ireland Higher Education Council.

  • Chair of the Northern Ireland Library Authority.

  • Chairman of, or secretary to, the Northern Ireland Local Government Officers’ Superannuation Committee.

  • Chairman or vice-chairman of the Northern Ireland Policing Board.

  • Chair or Chief Executive of NPL Management Limited.

  • Chairman of the Northern Ireland Screen Commission.

  • Chairman of the Northern Ireland Tourist Board.

  • Chair of the Office for Strategic Coordination of Health Research.

  • Chair or any member, not also being an employee, of the Patient Client Council established under section 16 of the Health and Social Care (Reform) Act (Northern Ireland) 2009(32).

  • Chairman of the Probation Board for Northern Ireland.

  • Chairman of Quality Meat Scotland.

  • Chair or any member, not also being an employee, of the Regional Agency for Public Health and Social Well-being established under section 12 of the Health and Social Care (Reform) Act (Northern Ireland) 2009.

  • Chair of a regional board established by or in pursuance of section 7B(2) of the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 2005(33).

  • Chair or any member, not also being an employee, of the Regional Business Services Organisation established under section 14 of the Health and Social Care (Reform) Act (Northern Ireland) 2009.

  • Chairman of a Regional Flood and Coastal Committee for any area of England and Wales.

  • Chair or any member, not also being an employee, of the Regional Health and Social Care Board established under section 7 of the Health and Social Care (Reform) Act (Northern Ireland) 2009.

  • Chair of the School Food Trust.

  • Convenor of the School Closure Review Panels.

  • Chair or Chief Executive of the Science and Technology Facilities Council.

  • Chairman of the Scottish Dental Practice Board or a member of that Board appointed at an annual salary.

  • Chairman of the Scottish Legal Aid Board.

  • Chair or Vice-Chair of the Scottish Sports Council.

  • Chairman of a special health and social care agency established under Article 3 of the Health and Personal Social Services (Special Agencies) (Northern Ireland) Order 1990(34).

  • Chairman of the Special Hospitals Service Authority.

  • Chairman or Vice-Chairman of the Sports Council for Northern Ireland.

  • Chairman or Vice-Chairman of the Sports Council for Wales (known as Sport Wales).

  • Chairman or any member, not also being an employee, of any Special Health Authority.

  • Chairman or Chief Executive of the Student Loans Company Limited.

  • Chair, Deputy Chair or Chief Executive of the Technology Strategy Board.

  • Chair or Chief Executive of UK Shared Business Services Limited.

  • Chairman of the Women’s Royal Voluntary Service.

  • Chairman or Vice-Chairman of the Youth Council for Northern Ireland.

  • Chief Commissioner or Commissioner of the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland.

  • Chief Commissioner or Commissioner of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission.

  • Chief Electoral Officer for Northern Ireland or any whole time officer appointed under section 14A(1) of the Electoral Law Act (Northern Ireland) 1962(35).

  • Chief Executive or any member of the Local Democracy and Boundary Commission for Wales.

  • Chief Executive or member of, or constable seconded to, the Scottish Police Authority.

  • Chief Executive of SITPRO Limited.

  • Chief Inspector of Criminal Justice in Northern Ireland.

  • Chief Inspector of the UK Border Agency.

  • Chief Land Registrar.

  • Chief Officer of a community justice authority appointed under section 4(2) of the Management of Offenders etc. (Scotland) Act 2005(36).

  • Chief Ombudsman or an assistant ombudsman appointed under section 122 of the Legal Services Act 2007(37).

  • Chief Regulator of Qualifications and Examinations, the chair of the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation and any member of the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation in receipt of remuneration.

  • Children’s Commissioner.

  • Children’s Commissioner for Wales.

  • Civil Service Commissioner for Northern Ireland.

  • Clerk or deputy clerk of a district council in Northern Ireland.

  • Commissioner or Assistant Commissioner appointed under section 50(1) or (2) of, or Schedule 4 to, the Local Government Act (Northern Ireland) 1972(38).

  • Commissioner for Children and Young People for Northern Ireland.

  • Commissioner for Children and Young People in Scotland.

  • Commissioner of the City of London Police.

  • Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland.

  • Commissioner of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact.

  • Commissioner for Older People in Wales.

  • Commissioner for Public Appointments.

  • Commissioner for Public Appointments for Northern Ireland.

  • Commissioner for the Retention and Use of Biometric Material.

  • Commons Commissioner.

  • Compliance Officer for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority.

  • Comptroller and Auditor General.

  • Comptroller and Auditor General for Northern Ireland.

  • Controller of Audit appointed under section 97(4) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973(39).

  • Coroner, deputy coroner or assistant deputy coroner appointed under the Coroners Act 1988(40).

  • Coroner or deputy coroner appointed under section 2(1) of the Coroners Act (Northern Ireland) 1959(41).

  • Coroner of the Queen’s household.

  • Counsel to the Secretary of State under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936(42).

  • Crown Solicitor for Northern Ireland.

  • Deputy Chief Coroner appointed by the Lord Chancellor under Part 1 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009(43) who is not also a senior coroner.

  • Director of the British Aerospace Public Limited Company appointed subject to the approval of a Minister or government department.

  • Director of British Nuclear Fuels Limited.

  • Director of Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited.

  • Director of Citybus Limited.

  • Director of any of the following—

    (a)

    a company which for the time being holds a licence under Chapter 1 of Part 1 of the Transport Act 2000(44) (a licence company);

    (b)

    a company of which a licence company is a subsidiary (within the meaning given by section 1159 of the Companies Act 2006(45);

    (c)

    a company which is a subsidiary (within the meaning so given) of a licence company.

  • Director of a company for the time being holding an appointment under Chapter 1 of Part 2 of the Water Industry Act 1991(46) or of such a company’s holding company, being a director nominated or appointed by a Minister of the Crown or by a person acting on behalf of the Crown.

  • Director of any company in receipt of financial assistance under Part 3 or section 13 of the Industrial Development Act 1982(47), being a director nominated by a Minister of the Crown or government department.

  • Director of a company which, within the meaning of Part 2 of the Railways Act 1993(48), is a successor company wholly owned by the Crown, being a director nominated or appointed by a Minister of the Crown or any other person acting on behalf of the Crown.

  • Director of any company in respect of which an undertaking to make advances has been given by the Secretary of State under section 2 of the Highlands and Islands Shipping Services Act 1960(49) and is for the time being in force, being a director nominated by the Secretary of State.

  • Director of David MacBrayne Limited.

  • Director appointed at a salary of Disabled People’s Employment Corporation (GB) Ltd.

  • Director of Electricity Settlements Company Ltd.

  • Director of Fair Access to Higher Education.

  • Director of Flexibus Limited.

  • Director of Genomics England Limited.

  • Director in receipt of remuneration of High Speed Two (HS2) Limited.

  • Director of Highlands and Islands Airports Limited.

  • Director in receipt of remuneration of Highways England Company Limited.

  • Director in receipt of remuneration of Horticulture Research International.

  • Director of International Military Services Limited.

  • Director of Low Carbon Contracts Company Ltd.

  • Director of Magnox Limited (formerly Nuclear Electric p.l.c.).

  • Director of Middletown Centre for Autism (Holdings) Limited or of Middletown Centre for Autism Limited.

  • Director of NHS Professionals Limited.

  • Director of Northern Ireland Railways Company Limited.

  • Director of the Northern Ireland Transport Holding Company.

  • Director of Northern Ireland Water Limited.

  • Director of the original holding company (within the meaning of Part 1 of the Postal Services Act 2011(50)), being a director nominated or appointed by a Minister of the Crown or by a person acting on behalf of the Crown.

  • Director of Partnerships for Schools Limited.

  • Director of the Pensions Advisory Service Limited.

  • Director of Porton Biopharma Limited.

  • Director, or Deputy Director, of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland.

  • Director of a publicly controlled company (within the meaning of Chapter 2 of Part 1 of the Energy Act 2004(51)) to which transfers have been made in accordance with provisions of nuclear transfer schemes authorised by that Chapter.

  • Director of a publicly owned successor company (within the meaning of the Atomic Energy Authority Act 1995(52)).

  • Director of Scottish Futures Trust Limited.

  • Director of Scottish Nuclear Limited.

  • Director, other than an executive director, of the Scottish Prison Service.

  • Director of Service Prosecutions.

  • Director of The Skills Development Scotland Co. Limited.

  • Director of Strategic Investment Board Limited.

  • Director of the successor company (within the meaning of the Crown Agents Act 1995(53)), being a director nominated or appointed by a Minister of the Crown or by a person acting on behalf of the Crown.

  • Director of TS Prestwick Holdco Ltd or any company which is a subsidiary (within the meaning given by section 1159 of the Companies Act 2006) of it.

  • Director in receipt of remuneration of UK Financial Investments Limited.

  • Director of Ulsterbus Limited.

  • Director of United Kingdom Anti-Doping Limited appointed by the members of the company.

  • District judge appointed under section 6 of the County Courts Act 1984(54).

  • Forensic Science Regulator.

  • Governor, Deputy Governor or non-executive director of the Bank of England.

  • Governor or Administrator of a British overseas territory within the meaning of section 50(1) of the British Nationality Act 1981(55).

  • Governor, Lieutenant Governor and Secretary, or Captain of Invalids of Chelsea Hospital.

  • Governor or other officer or member of the staff of a prison to which the Prison Act (Northern Ireland) 1953(56) applies.

  • Groceries Code Adjudicator or Deputy Groceries Code Adjudicator.

  • Health Service Commissioner for England.

  • Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education and Training in Wales or Prif Arolygydd Ei Mawrhydi dros Addysg a Hyfforddiant yng Nghymru.

  • Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Prisons for England and Wales.

  • Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Probation for England and Wales.

  • Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary.

  • High Commissioner representing Her Majesty’s Government in the United Kingdom.

  • Immigration Services Commissioner or Deputy Immigration Services Commissioner.

  • Independent Anti-slavery Commissioner.

  • Independent Case Examiner for the Department for Work and Pensions.

  • Independent monitor appointed under section 119B(2) of the Police Act 1997(57).

  • Information Commissioner.

  • Investigating Commissioner of, or member of a decision-making committee of, the Commission for Equality and Human Rights.

  • Judge Advocate General, Vice Judge Advocate General, Assistant Judge Advocate General.

  • Judicial Appointments and Conduct Ombudsman.

  • Lay observer appointed under Article 42 of the Solicitors (Northern Ireland) Order 1976(58).

  • Lyon Clerk.

  • Lyon King of Arms.

  • Member of an Agricultural Marketing Board appointed by the Minister under Schedule 2 to the Agricultural Marketing Act 1958(59).

  • Member of an Agricultural Marketing Board appointed under section 3 of the Agricultural Marketing Act (Northern Ireland) 1964(60) or Schedule 2 to the Agricultural Marketing (Northern Ireland) Order 1982(61).

  • Member appointed by the Head of the Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland of the Agricultural Wages Board for Northern Ireland.

  • Member appointed by the Scottish Ministers of the Scottish Agricultural Wages Board.

  • Member of Audit Scotland appointed under section 10(2)(c) of the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000(62) or member of the staff of Audit Scotland.

  • Member of the Big Lottery Fund or of a committee established by the Fund under paragraph 7 of Schedule 4A to the National Lottery Act 1993(63).

  • Ordinary member of a British Broadcasting Corporation Audience Council for England, Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales.

  • Member in receipt of remuneration of the British Tourist Authority, the English Tourist Board or VisitScotland.

  • Member of the staff of the Children’s Commissioner for Wales.

  • Member of the staff of the Commissioner for Older People in Wales.

  • Member of the Determinations Panel established by the Pensions Regulator under section 9 of the Pensions Act 2004(64).

  • Member of the staff of the Disclosure and Barring Service.

  • Member of the staff of the Electoral Commission.

  • Member of the governing body of the Financial Conduct Authority.

  • Member of the Financial Policy Committee of the Bank of England appointed under section 9B(1)(d) or (e) of the Bank of England Act 1998(65).

  • Member of the staff of the Forestry Commissioners.

  • Member, not also being a Forestry Commissioner or officer of the Forestry Commissioners, of a committee appointed for England, Scotland or Wales under section 2(3) of the Forestry Act 1967(66).

  • Member in receipt of remuneration of the Higher Education Funding Council for England.

  • Member in receipt of remuneration of the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales.

  • Member appointed by the Secretary of State of the Horserace Betting Levy Board.

  • Member in receipt of remuneration of the London Transport Users’ Committee.

  • Member of a Mayoral Development Corporation established under Part 8 of the Localism Act 2011(67).

  • Member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England appointed under section 13(2)(b) or (c) of the Bank of England Act 1998.

  • Member or employee of the National Audit Office.

  • Member of the staff of the Northern Ireland Audit Office.

  • Member of the panel of persons available to serve as chairmen of the Care Tribunal in Northern Ireland.

  • Member of a panel of persons appointed to act as chairmen or other members of industrial tribunals in Northern Ireland.

  • Member of staff of the Office for Nuclear Regulation (within the meaning of Part 3 of the Energy Act 2013(68)).

  • Member of a panel of persons appointed under Schedule 10 to the Rent Act 1977(69) to act as chairmen and other members of rent assessment committees.

  • Member of a panel of persons appointed under section 6 of the Social Security Act 1998(70).

  • Member of a panel of persons appointed under Article 7 of the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1998(71) to act as members of appeal tribunals.

  • Member of the governing body of the Prudential Regulation Authority.

  • Member of staff of the Pubs Code Adjudicator.

  • Member in receipt of remuneration of a residuary body established by Part 7 of the Local Government Act 1985(72).

  • Member of the staff of the Scottish Parliament appointed by the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body under the Scotland Act 1998(73).

  • Member of the staff of the State Pathology Service for Northern Ireland.

  • Member in receipt of remuneration of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme Pension Board.

  • Member in receipt of remuneration of an urban development corporation (within the meaning of Part XVI of the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980(74)).

  • Member of staff of the Wales Audit Office.

  • National Assembly for Wales Commissioner for Standards.

  • Northern Ireland Commissioner for Complaints.

  • Northern Ireland Judicial Appointments Ombudsman.

  • Non-executive director of the advisory Board of the Oil and Gas Authority.

  • Non-executive member of the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency.

  • Non-executive member of Public Health England.

  • Officer or servant of the Crown Estate Commissioners.

  • Officer, clerk or servant appointed or employed under section 20 of the Greenwich Hospital Act 1865(75).

  • Officer of the Senior Courts being the holder of any office listed in any Part of Schedule 2 to the Senior Courts Act 1981(76) or a district judge of the High Court.

  • Ombudsman for the Board of the Pension Protection Fund and any deputy to that Ombudsman appointed under section 210 of the Pensions Act 2004.

  • Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration.

  • Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards.

  • Parole Commissioner for Northern Ireland.

  • Pensions Ombudsman and any deputy to that Ombudsman appointed under section 145A of the Pension Schemes Act 1993(77).

  • Person appointed, or deemed to be appointed, as an assessor for the purposes of section 18(1) of the Scottish Parliamentary Commissions and Commissioners etc. Act 2010(78).

  • Person appointed under section 3(1) of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989(79) to carry out functions relating to the political restriction of posts under local authorities (within the meaning of Part 1 of that Act).

  • Person appointed under section 27A of the Registered Designs Act 1949(80) to hear and determine appeals against decisions of the registrar under that Act.

  • Person appointed under paragraph 2(1) of schedule 2A to the Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Act 2010(81) to be eligible to serve as a member of a School Closure Review Panel.

  • Person appointed to chair the Sports Grounds Safety Authority.

  • Person appointed to hear and determine appeals under the Trade Marks Act 1994(82).

  • Person holding a politically restricted post (within the meaning of Part 1 of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989) under a local authority (within the meaning of that Part) or a National Park authority.

  • Person on the list of those eligible to sit as members of a Gender Recognition Panel.

  • Person providing audit services to the Wales Audit Office or Auditor General for Wales.

  • Police Investigations and Review Commissioner.

  • Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland.

  • President of the Additional Support Needs Tribunal for Scotland.

  • President of appeal tribunals (within the meaning of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of the Social Security Act 1998) appointed under section 5 of that Act.

  • President of appeal tribunals appointed under Article 6 of the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1998.

  • President of the Employment Tribunals (England and Wales), President of the Employment Tribunals (Scotland), Employment Judge, or member of a panel of members of employment tribunals that is not a panel of Employment Judges.

  • President of the Tax Tribunals appointed under section 22 of the Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Act 2014(83).

  • President or member of the Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland.

  • President or vice-president of the panel of persons appointed under Schedule 4 to the Rent (Scotland) Act 1984(84) to act as chairmen and other members of private rented housing committees.

  • President, or member of a panel of persons appointed to act as chairman or other members, of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal for Northern Ireland.

  • President, or member of a panel of persons appointed to act as chairman or other members, of the Special Educational Needs Tribunal for Wales.

  • Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland.

  • Prisons and Probation Ombudsman for England and Wales.

  • Public Services Ombudsman for Wales.

  • Public Works Loan Commissioner.

  • Pubs Code Adjudicator or Deputy Pubs Code Adjudicator.

  • Receiver for the Metropolitan Police District.

  • Regional returning officer for the purposes of the Scotland Act 1998.

  • Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists.

  • Registrar of the Privy Council.

  • Registrar of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.

  • Registration Officer appointed under section 8(2), (2A) or (3) of the Representation of the People Act 1983(85).

  • Regulator of Community Interest Companies.

  • Rent officer or deputy rent officer appointed in pursuance of a scheme under section 63 of the Rent Act 1977(86).

  • Returning Officer under section 25(1) of the Representation of the People Act 1983 and any Deputy Returning Officer appointed by him.

  • Reviewer appointed under section 40 of the Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Act 2007(87).

  • Scottish Information Commissioner.

  • Scottish Public Services Ombudsman or deputy Scottish Public Services Ombudsman appointed under section 1 of the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002(88).

  • Scottish Road Works Commissioner.

  • Senior coroner, area coroner or assistant coroner appointed under Part 1 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009(89).

  • Sentence Review Commissioner.

  • Service Complaints Ombudsman.

  • Social fund Commissioner in Northern Ireland.

  • Solicitor in Scotland to any department of Her Majesty’s Government in the United Kingdom.

  • Standing Counsel to any department of Her Majesty’s Government in the United Kingdom.

  • Statutory officer appointed under section 70 of the Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978(90).

  • Surveillance Camera Commissioner.

  • Traffic commissioner appointed under section 4 of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981(91).

  • Trustee of the Independent Living Fund (2006).

  • Welsh Language Commissioner and Deputy Welsh Language Commissioner.

(5)

2006 c.41. Section 14L was inserted by section 25(1) of the Health and Social Care Act 2012 (c.7).

(6)

1991 c.56. Section 27A was inserted by section 35(1) of the Water Act 2003 (c.37).

(10)

1997 c.8.

(11)

1998 c.39.

(13)

1990 c.8.

(14)

1973 c.37.

(16)

2000 c.23.

(17)

1998 c.47.

(18)

2008 c.30.

(19)

1998 c.31.

(20)

1988 c.33.

(21)

1973 c.65.

(22)

1986 c.56.

(24)

1947 c.48.

(25)

2005 asp 6. Section 7A was inserted by section 5(1) of the Post-16 Education (Scotland) Act 2013 (asp 12).

(26)

1978 c.29.

(28)

1964 c.16.

(29)

1982 c.10.

(30)

2006 c.42.

(31)

2006 c.41.

(33)

2005 asp 6. Section 7B was inserted by section 8(1) of the Post-16 Education (Scotland) Act 2013 (asp 12).

(37)

2007 c.29.

(39)

1973 c.65.

(40)

1988 c.13.

(42)

1936 c.52.

(43)

2009 c.25.

(44)

2000 c.38.

(45)

2006 c.46.

(46)

1991 c.56.

(47)

1982 c.52.

(48)

1993 c.43.

(49)

1960 c.31.

(50)

2011 c.5. See section 15(1) for the definition of “the original holding company”.

(51)

2004 c.20.

(52)

1995 c.37.

(53)

1995 c.24.

(54)

1984 c.28.

(55)

1981 c.61. Section 50(1) was relevantly amended by section 1(1) of the British Overseas Territories Act 2002 (c.8).

(57)

1997 c.50. Section 119B was inserted by section 28 of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (c.47).

(59)

1958 c.47.

(63)

1993 c.39. Schedule 4A was inserted by section 14(2) of, and Schedule 2 to, the National Lottery Act 2006 (c.23).

(64)

2004 c.35.

(65)

1998 c.11. Section 9B was inserted by section 4(1) of the Financial Services Act 2012 (c.21).

(66)

1967 c.10.

(67)

2011 c.20.

(68)

2013 c.32.

(69)

1977 c.42.

(70)

1998 c.14.

(72)

1985 c.51.

(73)

1998 c.46.

(74)

1980 c.65.

(75)

1865 c.89.

(76)

1981 c.54.

(77)

1993 c.48. Section 145A was inserted by section 274(3) of the Pensions Act 2004 (c.35).

(79)

1989 c.42.

(80)

1949 c.88. Section 27A was inserted by section 10(2) of the Intellectual Property Act 2014 (c.18).

(81)

2010 asp 2. Schedule 2A was inserted by section 81(5) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 (asp 8).

(82)

1994 c.26.

(84)

1984 c.58.

(85)

1983 c.2. Subsection (2A) was inserted into section 8 by paragraph 68(1) of Schedule 16 to the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 (c.19).

(86)

1977 c.42.

(87)

2007 c.6.

(89)

2009 c.25.

(90)

1978 c.23.

(91)

1981 c.14.

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