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District Courts (Scotland) Act 1975

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7Clerk of district court

(1)It shall be the duty of each local authority to appoint and employ, whether on a full-time or part-time basis, an officer to act as clerk of the district court for their area, who shall also act as legal assessor in that court, and any person so appointed shall be an advocate or a solicitor.

(2)There shall be transferred to the clerks of the district courts all functions hitherto exercisable by clerks of the existing courts.

(3)Where under an agreement an officer of a regional council is placed at the disposal of a district council for the purposes of this section, that officer may perform the duties of clerk of the district court for the area concerned.

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