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Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 15 – Staff

33.Subsection (1) provides that the Commission must employ a person as a chief executive. The first appointment will be made by the Scottish Ministers (subsection (2)), with subsequent appointments being made by the Commission with the approval of the Scottish Ministers (subsection (3)).

34.Subsection (4) allows the Commission to employ other staff, and subsection (5) sets out that the Commission are to determine the terms and conditions for staff, with the approval of the Scottish Ministers.

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