Scottish Parliament (Disqualification) Order 2003

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2003/409

2003 No. 409 (S. 4)

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

DEVOLUTION, SCOTLAND

The Scottish Parliament (Disqualification) Order 2003

Made 27th February 2003

Coming into force 28th February 2003

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 27th day of February 2003

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 the Scottish Parliament:

Now, therefore, Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred upon Her by section 15 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 2003 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 Part of that Schedule and for any region specified in relation to that office-holder in column 3 of that Part of that Schedule.

Revocation of the Scottish Parliament (Disqualification) Order 1999
S-4 Revocation of the Scottish Parliament (Disqualification) Order 1999

Revocation of the Scottish Parliament (Disqualification) Order 1999

4. The Scottish Parliament (Disqualification) Order 19992is revoked.

A. K. Galloway

Clerk of the Privy Council

SCHEDULE

Articles 2 and 3

SCHEDULE

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

PART I

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

Any member of the Advisory Committee on Hazardous Substances established under section 140(5) of the Environmental Protection Act 19903

Any member of the Accounts Commission for Scotland

Any member of an Agricultural Marketing Board appointed under section 3 of the Agricultural Marketing Act (Northern Ireland) 19644or Schedule 2 to the Agricultural Marketing (Northern Ireland) Order 19825

Any member appointed by a Minister of the Crown of the Agricultural Wages Board for England and Wales

Any member appointed by the Scottish Ministers of the Scottish Agricultural Wages Board

Any member appointed by the Head of the Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland of the Agricultural Wages Board for Northern Ireland

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 19946

Any member of an Arbitration Tribunal established under Schedule 3 to the Industry Act 19757

Any member of the Audit Commission for Local Authorities and the National Health Service in England and Wales in receipt of remuneration

Any member of Audit Scotland and any member of the staff of Audit Scotland

Any member of the Beef Assurance Scheme Membership Panel

Any member of the Boundary Commission for Scotland or any assistant Commissioner of that Commission appointed under Schedule 1 to the Parliamentary Constituencies Act 19868

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, in receipt of remuneration, of the British Tourist Authority or the Scottish Tourist Board

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 Racial Equality

Any member of the Competition Commission

Any member of the Consumer Council for Postal Services

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 Crown Estate Commissioners

Any member of a Dairy Produce Quota Tribunal constituted under the Dairy Produce Quotas Regulations 19849

Any member of a Development Council established under the Industrial Organisation and Development Act 194710

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 Disability Rights Commission

Any member of the Electoral Commission

Any member of the staff of the Electoral Commission

Any member of the Employment Appeal Tribunal

Any member of the Environment Agency

Any member of the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland

Any member of the Equal Opportunities Commission

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 Police Complaints Commission

Any member of the Independent Television Commission

Any member of an Industrial Court established in Northern Ireland

Any member of the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council

Any member of the Information Tribunal

Any member of Invest Northern Ireland

Any member of a Joint Planning Inquiry Commission constituted under Part III of, and Schedule 7 to, the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 199711

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 199812

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 199513, the Poultry Meat, Farmed Game Birds Meat and Rabbit Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations 199514, and the Wild Game Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations 199515

Any member of a Medical Appeal Tribunal for Northern Ireland appointed under section 48(2) of the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 199216

Any member of a Medical Practices Committee constituted under section 7 of the National Health Service Act 197717or section 3 of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 197818

Any member of the Medicines Commission and of any committee established under section 4 of the Medicines Act 196819

Any member of a Mental Health Review Tribunal constituted or having effect as if constituted under the Mental Health Act 198320

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) or (c) of the Bank of England Act 199821

Any member of the staff of the National Audit Office

Any member of a National Broadcasting Council

Any member of the National Lottery Commission

Any member of the National Radiological Protection Board

Any member of the staff of the Northern Ireland Audit Office

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 Office of Communications

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 Postal Services Commission

Any member of the Probation Board for Northern Ireland

Any member of the Radio Authority

Any member of a Rail Passengers' Committee in receipt of remuneration

Any member of a Rail Passengers' Council in receipt of remuneration

Any member of a residuary body established by virtue of section 18 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 199422who is in receipt of remuneration

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 the Scottish Further Education Funding Council established by an order made under the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 199223

Any member of the Scottish Higher Education Funding Council in receipt of...

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