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Criminal Proceedings etc. (Reform) (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 78: Appointment of Inspector

427.This section provides for the appointment of Her Majesty’s Inspector of Prosecution in Scotland by the Lord Advocate and makes provision for the length of appointment and associated matters. Subsection (5) allows the Inspector to authorise any person to exercise any functions of the Inspector.

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