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Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014

Paragraph 1 – Promissory Oaths Act 1868

286.This paragraph amends the Schedule to the Promissory Oaths Act 1868 as a consequence of the creation of summary sheriffs and part-time summary sheriffs. The effect of the amendment is that summary sheriffs and part-time summary sheriffs will be required to take the oath of allegiance and the judicial oath.

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