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Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014

Paragraph 9 – Judiciary and Courts (Scotland) Act 2008

301.This paragraph makes various repeals and amendments in the Judiciary and Courts (Scotland) Act 2008. References to the 1971 Act are repealed or updated to refer to the Act as necessary.

302.Sub-paragraph (3) brings the offices of summary sheriff and part-time summary sheriff within the remit of JABS.

303.Sub-paragraph (4) adds the offices of summary sheriff and part-time summary sheriff to the definition of “judicial office holder” at section 43 of the Judiciary and Courts (Scotland) Act 2008. This has the effect of bringing these officer holders under the Lord President’s responsibility for welfare, training and guidance at section 2 of the 2008 Act.

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