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Tribunals (Scotland) Act 2014

Section 36 and schedule 8 – Conduct and fitness etc.

140.Section 36 introduces schedule 8 which makes provision in connection with the conduct and fitness of the legal and ordinary members of the Scottish Tribunals.

141.Schedule 8 only applies to the legal and ordinary members of the Scottish Tribunals and not to the judicial members (paragraphs 1(1) and 11(1)). The conduct and fitness of the judicial members of the Scottish Tribunals will continue to be covered by the provision made in the Judiciary and Courts (Scotland) Act 2008.

142.The functions of the Lord President under schedule 8 may not be delegated under section 8.

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