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Scotland Act 2012

Section 18: Crown Estate Commissioner with special responsibility for Scotland

64.Subsection (2) of this section amends paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the Crown Estate Act 1961 so as to require that one of the Crown Estate Commissioners be appointed as the Crown Estate Commissioner with special responsibility for Scotland. Commissioners are appointed by Her Majesty by warrant under the Royal Sign Manual. Subsection (3) inserts a new paragraph 1(4A) into Schedule 1 which requires the Chancellor of the Exchequer to make any recommendation to Her Majesty as to whom to appoint as the Crown Estate Commissioner with special responsibility for Scotland, and to consult the Scottish Ministers before making that recommendation.

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