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Judiciary and Courts (Scotland) Act 2008

Term of office

165.Paragraph 5(3)(b) covers the scenario of a person failing to be qualified as a member of the SCS in terms of which they were appointed under paragraph 2(2) and (3). If they failed to remain qualified they would cease to hold office as a member of the SCS. For example, if the solicitor member of the SCS (appointed under paragraph 2(3)(b)) lost his or her practising certificate they would automatically cease to hold office as a member of the SCS under this paragraph.

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