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Management of Offenders (Scotland) Act 2019

Section 46 – Amendment of oversight provisions

173.Section 46 amends schedule 2 of the Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003 to remove the entry relating to the Parole Board for Scotland. The Judiciary and Courts (Scotland) Act 2008 is also amended to add the Parole Board for Scotland (including its Chair) to the offices that fall within the remit of the Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland. This changes the oversight of Parole Board appointments from the remit of the Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life to the remit of the Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland.

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