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Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Act 2014

Chief Executive and other staff

309.Paragraph 8 provides that Revenue Scotland must employ a chief executive and that the person holding this position may not be a member of Revenue Scotland. The Scottish Ministers may appoint the first chief executive of Revenue Scotland through consultation with the Chair (should a person hold that position at the time of appointment of the chief executive). Each subsequent chief executive may be appointed by Revenue Scotland, with approval of Ministers, on such terms as it may determine. Revenue Scotland may also, again with approval of Ministers, appoint other members of staff on such terms as it may determine.

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