Explanatory Notes

Management of Offenders (Scotland) Act 2019

2019 asp 14

30 July 2019

The Structure and a Summary of the Act

Part 3 – the Parole Board

Membership and appointment

Section 43 – Appointment to be for fixed period

165.Section 43 amends paragraph 2A of schedule 2 of the 1993 Act in relation to the length of a term of appointment to the Parole Board. Section 43 provides that the length of the period of appointment is reduced from a maximum of seven years, to a fixed period of five years beginning with the date of appointment.