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Victims and Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2014

National Confidential Forum

Section 31 – NCF: constitution and operation

100.Section 31(1) extends the maximum membership of the Commission from 8 to 9 members to enable the appointment of an additional member, selected specifically for their skills, experience and knowledge as considered by the Scottish Ministers to be relevant to the work and functions of the Forum.

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