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5. (1) The person appointed to hold the inquiry shall conduct it with the assistance of one or more assessors who shall be appointed by the Lord Chancellor or, in the case of an inquiry held in Scotland, by the Lord Advocate.
(2) The person appointed shall be either:
(a)a barrister or solicitor of not less than ten years' standing who has been in practice as such not less than three years before the date of his appointment; or
(b)a person who holds or has held high judicial office or the office of a circuit judge not less than three years before the date of his appointment.
(3) Wherever possible at least one of the assessors appointed shall have had experience in the same capacity and in the same type of ship as the officer concerned.
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