Judiciary and Courts (Scotland) Act 2008

Chapter 7SMeaning of “judicial office holder”

43Meaning of “judicial office holder”S

(1)In this Part “judicial office holder” means—

(a)the holder of any of the judicial offices mentioned in subsection (2),

(b)a person acting as a judge by virtue of section [F120E(1) (re-employment of former judges) or 20F(3) (re-employment of former judges: further provision)], or

[F2(c)a person acting as a sheriff or as a summary sheriff by virtue of section 12(1) or 13(5) of the Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014.]

(2)Those judicial offices are—

(a)the office of judge of the Court of Session,

(b)the office of Chairman of the Scottish Land Court,

(c)the office of temporary judge,

[F3(ca)the office of Appeal Sheriff,]

(d)the office of sheriff principal,

(e)the office of temporary sheriff principal,

(f)the office of sheriff,

(g)the office of part-time sheriff,

[F4(ga)the office of summary sheriff,

(gb)the office of part-time summary sheriff,]

F5(h). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(i)the office of justice of the peace,

(j)such other judicial offices (whether full-time, part-time or temporary) as the Scottish Ministers may by order specify.

(3)Before making an order under subsection (2)(j), the Scottish Ministers must consult the Lord President.