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Judiciary and Courts (Scotland) Act 2008


162.Paragraph 2(3)(d) provides that there shall be three lay members of the SCS.

163.Paragraph 2(5) enables the Scottish Ministers to modify the membership of the SCS by order but only with the consent of the Lord President and only in so far as it does not affect the judicial majority.

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