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SCHEDULE 3E+W+S+N.I. Scottish Legal Services Ombudsman

F11The Scottish legal services ombudsman F2. . . shall hold and vacate his office in accordance with the terms of his appointment and shall, on ceasing to hold office, be eligible for re-appointment.S

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F1Sch. 3 para. 1 wholly in force at 1.4.1991 see s. 75(2) and S.I. 1991/822, art. 3, Schedule

F2Words in Sch. 3 para. 1 repealed (21.5.1997) by 1997 c. 35, ss. 6, 10, 11(2), Sch.

F32The Secretary of State may give general directions to the ombudsman about the scope and discharge of his functions, and shall publish any such directions.S

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F3Sch. 3 para. 2 wholly in force at 1.4.1991 see s. 75(2) and S.I. 1991/822, art. 3, Schedule

3(1)The Secretary of State may with the consent of the Treasury determine the terms and conditions of service, including remuneration, of the ombudsman.S

(2)Where a person appointed to the office of ombudsman ceases to hold that office otherwise than on the expiry of the term of office specified in his appointment, and it appears to the Secretary of State that there are special circumstances which make it right for that person to receive compensation, the Secretary of State may, F4. . ., make a payment to that person of such amount as the Secretary of State may, with the consent of the Treasury, determine.

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I1Sch. 3 para. 3 wholly in force at 1.4.1991 see s. 75(2) and S.I. 1991/822, art. 3, Schedule

4The Secretary of State may appoint staff for the ombudsman of such number, and on such terms and conditions of service, as he may F5. . . determine; and such terms and conditions may include provision as to remuneration, and as to compensation for loss of employment (which may take the form of pensions, allowances or gratuities).S

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I2Sch. 3 para. 4 wholly in force at 1.4.1991 see s. 75(2) and S.I. 1991/822, art. 3, Schedule

F65Neither the ombudsman nor his staff are, in such capacity, Crown servants.S

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F6Sch. 3 para. 5 wholly in force at 1.4.1991 see s. 75(2) and S.I. 1991/822, art. 3, Schedule

6The Secretary of State shall pay the expenses of the ombudsman and of his staff.S

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I3Sch. 3 para. 6 wholly in force at 1.4.1991 see s. 75(2) and S.I. 1991/822, art. 3, Schedule

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F7Sch. 3 para. 7 repealed (21.5.1997) by 1997 c. 35, ss. 6, 10, 11(2), Sch.

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F8Sch. 3 para. 8 repealed (21.5.1997) by 1997 c. 35, ss. 6, 10, 11(2), Sch.

9The ombudsman shall make an annual report of the discharge of the functions conferred on him under this Act to the Secretary of State.S

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I4Sch. 3 para. 9 wholly in force at 1.4.1991 see s. 75(2) and S.I. 1991/822, art. 3, Schedule

[F99AThe ombudsman may, in addition to making a report under paragraph 9 above, report to the Secretary of State at any time on any matter relating to the discharge of the ombudsman’s functions.]S

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F9Sch. 3 para. 9A inserted (21.5.1997) by 1997 c. 35, ss. 4, 6, 11(2)

[F109BThe ombudsman shall provide the Secretary of State with such information relating to the discharge of the ombudsman’s functions as the Secretary of State may see fit to require.]S

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F10Sch. 3 para. 9B inserted (21.5.1997) by 1997 c. 35, ss. 4, 6, 11(2)

10The Secretary of State shall lay any report made to him under paragraph 9 above before each House of Parliament.S

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I5Sch. 3 para. 10 wholly in force at 1.4.1991 see s. 75(2) and S.I. 1991/822, art. 3, Schedule

11In Part III of Schedule 1 to the M1House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (offices disqualifying for membership) there shall be inserted at the appropriate place in alphabetical order the entry “Scottish legal services ombudsman appointed under section 34 of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1990”.E+W+S+N.I.

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I6Sch. 3 para. 11 wholly in force at 1.4.1991 see s. 75(2) and S.I. 1991/822, art. 3, Schedule

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