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Tribunals (Scotland) Act 2014

Section 24 – Vice-Presidents

56.Section 24(1) and (2) provides that each division of the Upper Tribunal must have one or two Vice-Presidents to preside over it. Subsection (2) prohibits a Vice-President from presiding over more than one division at the same time.

57.Section 24 is subject to section 25(1)(b) which enables the President of Tribunals to assign himself or herself as a Vice-President of one or more divisions of the Upper Tribunal.

58.Section 25 sets out the procedure where the President of Tribunals or another judicial member of the Upper Tribunal may be assigned to act as a Vice-President. Section 25 sets out the procedure by which a person who is not a judicial member of the Upper Tribunal may be appointed to that position.

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