Sheriff-Substitutes.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland. – in the House of Commons at on 19 March 1925.

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asked the Secretary for Scotland if, in making the appointment of any new salaried sheriff-substitute in Scotland, he will keep in mind Section 12 of the Sheriff Courts (Scotland) Act, 1907, which provides that the qualification is that of advocate or law agent of five years' standing; and will he seriously consider whether an eligible law agent should not be appointed?