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Tribunals (Scotland) Act 2014

Section 34 – Training and review

123.Section 34(1) confers the responsibility for making and maintaining arrangements for the training and guidance of the members of the Scottish Tribunals (including any extra judges authorised to act under section 18(5)) on the Lord President.

124.Section 34(2) also enables the Lord President to make arrangements for the review of the competence and development of the ordinary and legal members of the Scottish Tribunals. The review of the competence and development of the judicial members is to continue to be assessed in their capacity as members of the courts judiciary in accordance with arrangements made under the Judiciary and Courts (Scotland) Act 2008.

125.The Lord President’s functions under section 34 may be delegated to the President of Tribunals under section 8.

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