Explanatory Notes

Tribunals (Scotland) Act 2014

2014 asp 10

15 April 2014

Commentary on Sections

Part 1 – The Scottish Tribunals

Overarching Responsibilities

Section 8 – Delegation of functions

16.Section 8 authorises the Lord President to delegate to the President of Tribunals the exercise of any of the functions listed in section 7(1) or (2) (business arrangements), section 33(1) and (2) (assignment policy) or section 34(1) or (2) (training and review). Section 8 should be read with section 9 which enables the Lord President to issue directions as to the exercise of any functions which are delegated under section 8.