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Child Poverty (Scotland) Act 2017


65.Paragraph 9 allows the Scottish Ministers to remove a member, by giving the member notice in writing, if the Scottish Ministers consider that the member is: (a) unable to perform the member’s functions or (b) otherwise unfit to continue to be a member. The Scottish Ministers may remove a member under this paragraph only with the approval of the Scottish Parliament.

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