Scottish Parliament (Disqualification) Order 1999

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1999/680

1999 No. 680

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

DEVOLUTION, SCOTLAND

The Scottish Parliament (Disqualification) Order 1999

Made 10th March 1999

Coming into force 11th March 1999

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 10th day of March 1999

Present,

The Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Whereas a draft of this Order has been laid before, and approved by, a resolution of each House of Parliament:

Now, therefore, Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred upon Her by section 15(1) of the Scotland Act 19981and of all other powers enabling Her in that behalf, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:–

Citation and commencement
S-1 Citation and commencement

Citation and commencement

1. This Order may be cited as the Scottish Parliament (Disqualification) Order 1999 and shall come into force on the day after the day on which it is made.

Specified Office-Holders

Specified Office-Holders

S-2 An office-holder of a description specified in Part I of the...

2. An office-holder of a description specified in Part I of the Schedule to this Order is disqualified from being a member of the Scottish Parliament.

S-3 An office-holder of a description specified in column 1 of Part...

3. An office-holder of a description specified in column 1 of Part II of the Schedule to this Order is disqualified from being a member of the Scottish Parliament for any constituency specified in relation to that office-holder in column 2 of that Schedule and for any region specified in relation to that office-holder in column 3 of that Schedule.

A. K. Galloway

Clerk of the Privy Council

SCHEDULE

Articles 2 and 3

SCHEDULE

1 OFFICE-HOLDERS DISQUALIFIED FROM BEING A MEMBER OF THE PARLIAMENT

PART I

OFFICE-HOLDERS DISQUALIFIED FROM BEING A MEMBER OF THE PARLIAMENT

Any member of the Advisory Committee on Hazardous Substances established under section 140(5) of the Environmental Protection Act 19902

Any member of the Aircraft and Shipbuilding Industries Arbitration Tribunal

Any member of the Antarctic Act Tribunal established under regulations made under the Antarctic Act 19943

Any member of an Arbitration Tribunal established under Schedule 3 to the Industry Act 19754

Any member of the British Board of Agrément

Any member of the British Coal Corporation

Any member of the British Railways Board

Any member of British Shipbuilders

Any member of the British Waterways Board

Any member of the Broadcasting Standards Commission

Any member of the Central Arbitration Committee

Any member of the Channel Four Television Corporation

Any member of the Civil Aviation Authority

Any member of the Civil Service Arbitration Tribunal

Any member of the Coal Authority

Any member of Comataidh Craolaidh Gaidhlig

Any member of the Commission for Local Administration in England

Any member of the Commission for Local Administration in Wales

Any member of the Commission for Local Authority Accounts in Scotland

Any member of the Commission for Racial Equality

Any member of the Competition Commission

Any member of the Copyright Tribunal

Any member of the Council of the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service

Any member of the Council on Tribunals

Any member of the Criminal Cases Review Commission

Any member of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board

Any member of the Crofters Commission

Any member of the Crown Estate Commissioners

Any member of a Dairy Produce Quota Tribunal constituted under the Dairy Produce Quotas Regulations 19845

Any member of the Data Protection Tribunal

Any member of a Development Council established under the Industrial Organisation and Development Act 19476

Any member of the Disability Living Allowance Advisory Board

Any member of the Disability Living Allowance Advisory Board for Northern Ireland

Any member of the East of Scotland Water Authority

Any member of the Employment Appeal Tribunal

Any member of the Equal Opportunities Commission

Any member of the Equal Opportunities Commission for Northern Ireland

Any member of the Fair Employment Commission for Northern Ireland

Any member of the Fair Employment Tribunal for Northern Ireland

Any member of the Foreign Compensation Commission

Any member of the Gaming Board for Great Britain

Any member of the Health and Safety Executive

Any member of Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Any member of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority

Any member of the Immigration Appeal Tribunal

Any member of the Independent Broadcasting Authority

Any member of the Independent Commission for Police Complaints for Northern Ireland

Any member of the Independent Television Commission

Any member of an Industrial Court established in Northern Ireland

Any member of the Industrial Development Board for Northern Ireland

Any member of the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council

Any member of the Intervention Board for Agricultural Produce and of every committee of the Board performing functions of the Board

Any member of a Joint Planning Inquiry Commission constituted under Part III of, and Schedule 7 to, the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 19977

Any member of the Lands Tribunal

Any member of the Lands Tribunal for Northern Ireland

Any member of the Lands Tribunal for Scotland

Any member of the Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland

Any member of the Low Pay Commission appointed under section 8(9) of the National Minimum Wage Act 19988

Any member of the Meat and Livestock Commission

Any member of a Meat Hygiene Appeals Tribunal constituted under the Fresh Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations 19959, the Poultry Meat, Farmed Game Birds Meat and Rabbit Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations 199510, and the Wild Game Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations 199511

Any member of a Medical Practices Committee constituted under section 7 of the National Health Service Act 197712or section 3 of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 197813

Any member of the Medicines Commission and of any committee established under section 4 of the Medicines Act 196814

Any member of a Mental Health Review Tribunal constituted or having effect as if constituted under the Mental Health Act 198315

Any member of the Mental Health Review Tribunal for Northern Ireland

Any member of the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland

Any member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England appointed under section 13(2)(b) of (c) of the Bank of England Act 199816

Any member of the Monopolies and Mergers Commission

Any member of a National Broadcasting Council

Any member of the National Disability Council

Any member of the National Lottery Commission

Any member of the National Radiological Protection Board

Any member of the North of Scotland Water Authority

Any member of the Northern Ireland Disability Council

Any member of the Northern Ireland Economic Council

Any member of the Northern Ireland Housing Executive

Any member of the Occupational Pensions Regulatory Authority

Any member of the Oil and Pipelines Agency

Any member of the Parades Commission for Northern Ireland

Any member of the Parole Board for Scotland

Any member of a Pensions Appeal Tribunal

Any member of the Pensions Compensation Board

Any member of a Planning Inquiry Commission constituted under Part III of and Schedule 6 to, the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997

Any member of the Police Complaints Authority

Any member of the Police Information Technology Organisation in receipt of remuneration

Any member of the Post Office

Any member of the Radio Authority

Any member of the Restrictive Practices Court

Any member of the Review Board for Government Contracts

Any member of a Rural Development Board

Any member of the Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration

Any member of the Scottish Committee of the Council on Tribunals

Any member of the Scottish Conveyancing and Executry Services Board

Any member of the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission

Any member of Scottish Enterprise

Any member of the Scottish Environment Protection Agency

Any member of Scottish Homes

Any member of the Scottish Land Court

Any member of the Scottish Law Commission

Any member of the Scottish Legal Aid Board

Any member of Scottish Natural Heritage

Any member of the Scottish Qualifications Authority

Any member of the Scottish Transport Group

Any member of the Scottish Water and Sewerage Customers Council or of any committee established by that council under paragraph 10(1) of Schedule 9 to the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 199417

Any member of the Sea Fish Industry Authority

Any member of the Sea Fish Licence Tribunal

Any member of the Service Authority for the National Criminal Intelligence Service

Any member of Sianel Pedwar Cymru

Any member of the Social Security Advisory Committee

Any member of the Training and Employment Agency Advisory Board in Northern Ireland

Any member of the Transport Tribunal

Any member of the Tribunal established under section 9 of the Intelligence Services Act 199418

Any member of the Tribunal established under the Interception of Communications Act 198519

Any member of the Tribunal established under the Security Service Act 198920

Any member of the United Kingdom Ecolabelling Board

Any member of the Water Appeals Commission for Northern Ireland

Any member of the West of Scotland Water Authority

Additional Commissioner of the Commission for Racial Equality

Additional Commissioner of the Equal Opportunities Commission

Additional Commissioner of the Equal Opportunities Commission for Northern Ireland

Adjudicating medical practitioner or specially qualified adjudicating medical practitioner appointed under or by virtue of Part II of the Social Security Administration Act 199221or Part II of the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 199222

Adjudicator appointed under section 5 of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Act 199523

Adjudicator appointed for the purposes of the Immigration Act 197124

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