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Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 66 – Inspection of judicial officer

202.Section 66 provides that the Commission can appoint a person to inspect the work or a particular aspect of the work of a judicial officer. The person must, if required by the Commission, inquire into any paid activities undertaken by the judicial officer. The person appointed is required to prepare a report on the inspection for the Commission and is entitled to charge the Commission a fee unless the person is a civil servant working in that capacity. Whether or not the person is a civil servant, the person is entitled to reimbursement by the Commission of expenses reasonably incurred in the inspection.

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