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Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014

Paragraph 10 – Sheriff Courts and Legal Officers (Scotland) Act 1927

304.This paragraph amends section 1 of the Sheriff Courts and Legal Officers (Scotland) Act 1927 by inserting a new subsection (6) as a consequence of the creation of the office of Clerk of the Sheriff Appeal Court by section 57 of the Act (see section 62). New subsection (6) sets out that the appointment of a sheriff clerk as Clerk to the Sheriff Appeal Court under section 57 of the Act is not to be considered as a removal from office.

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