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UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Continuity) (Scotland) Act 2021

Chief executive and other staff

195.Paragraph 6 establishes a Chief Executive for Environmental Standards Scotland. The Chief Executive may not be an appointed member of Environmental Standards Scotland. In the first instance, the Chief Executive will be appointed by the Scottish Ministers, with approval from the Scottish Parliament. All subsequent appointments will be made by Environmental Standards Scotland itself. Environmental Standards Scotland may also appoint its own staff alongside its Chief Executive. The terms and conditions of these appointments will be determined by Environmental Standards Scotland, subject to the approval of the Scottish Ministers.

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