Police Appeals Tribunal

The Lord President invites applications from advocates and solicitors seeking nomination to the Panel from which members of the Police Appeals Tribunal will be appointed.

The Police Appeals Tribunal is a new body, established by the Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012. The Tribunal will commence operations on the 1 April 2013.

The Act requires the Lord President of the Court of Session to establish and maintain a Panel of persons who may be appointed to the Tribunal and confers responsibility on him for appointing the members and the chairing member from the Panel.

Further information on the background and purpose of the Police Appeals Tribunal, is provided in the documents below.

Please note the closing date for applications is 5pm on 8 February 2013.

Applications should be submitted to:

The Lord President’s Private Office
Parliament House
Edinburgh EH1 1RQ

Or by email to lppo@scotcourts.gov.uk

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Application form

Person criteria

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