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Tribunals (Scotland) Act 2014

Section 33 – Assignment Policy

120.This section places a duty on the Lord President to publish, and keep under review, a document setting out the policy to be adopted in relation to the assignment of the members of the Scottish Tribunals within each Tribunal.

121.Subsection (3) requires the policy to be designed to ensure that appropriate use is made of the knowledge and experience of the members.

122.The Lord President’s functions under section 33(1) and (2) may be delegated to the President of Tribunals under section 8.

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