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Scotland Act 1998

Purpose and Effect

This paragraph amends the Scottish Land Court Act 1993 to provide that it is for the First Minister to make recommendations to The Queen on the appointment of members of the Scottish Land Court and adds a new subsection requiring the First Minister to consult the Lord President of the Court of Session before recommending a person as Chairman of the Scottish Land Court.

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