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Scotland Act 1998

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Paragraph 29 provides that in section 1 of the Scottish Land Court Act 1993 (the Scottish Land Court):


in subsection (2), for Secretary of State there is substituted “First Minister”, and


after subsection (2) there is inserted:

(2A)Before recommending the appointment of a person as Chairman, the First Minister shall consult the Lord President of the Court of Session.

Paragraph 29(a) provides that the First Minister will take over from the Secretary of State the function of recommending to Her Majesty persons for the appointment as members of the Scottish Land Court and paragraph 29(b) requires him to consult the Lord President before recommending a person for appointment as Chairman of the Scottish Land Court.

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