Transitional provision – auditors of the sheriff court appointed before 30 January 2019

5.  If a holder of the office of auditor of the sheriff court is not a member of staff of the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service on 30 January 2019—

(a)that person may be appointed to hold that office under section 14(3), and

(b)section 14(5) of the 2018 Act does not apply to that person unless they are appointed by virtue of sub-paragraph (a).