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Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 13 – Resignation and removal

29.Subsection (1) allows a member of the Commission to resign by serving notice in writing to the Scottish Ministers.

30.Subsection (2) sets out the circumstances in which the Scottish Ministers can revoke the appointment of a member of the Commission: for instance, insolvency of a member will allow the Scottish Ministers to use their discretion to end an appointment.

31.Subsection (3) defines insolvency for the purposes of subsection (2)(a).

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