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Constitutional Reform Act 2005

Section 88: Selection Process

297.Section 88 requires the Commission to decide on and run a selection process and make a selection of one person for each post. In the course of doing so it must consult the Lord Chief Justice and another person who has held the office concerned or has relevant experience. If the selection process has not identified candidates of sufficient merit to be appointed, the Commission will not be able to make a selection, and section 88(2) and section 93 will apply.

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