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Food (Scotland) Act 2015

 Section 7: Early ending of membership

12.This section sets out situations when a person’s membership of FSS will end. This is to prevent a conflict of interest and to maintain FSS’ independence. For example, membership will end if the person becomes a member of the Scottish Parliament. It is also to enable the Scottish Ministers to end a person’s membership in the circumstances set out in subsection (2).

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