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Public Records (Scotland) Act 1937

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7Advisory Council

(1)There shall be constituted a Council to be called the Scottish Records Advisory Council, consisting of not more than twelve members, who shall be persons. or representatives of public bodies or societies, interested in the public records of Scotland.

(2)The members of the aforesaid Council shall be appointed by the Secretary of State, shall hold office for three years from the date of their appointment, and shall be eligible for reappointment on expiry of that period: Provided that the Keeper shall be ex officio a member and chairman and convener of the Council.

(3)The aforesaid Council may submit proposals or make representations to the Secretary of State, the Lord Justice General, or the Lord President on questions relating to the public records of Scotland, and in particular to the custody, preservation, indexing, and cataloguing of those records, and to facilities for access to and examination of them fey members of the public.

(4)The Council may make rules regarding their procedure and may by such rules prescribe their quorum.

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