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Member Appointments

New members appointed to First-tier Tribunal for Scotland Housing & Property Chamber

Thirty new legal members and 19 ordinary members have been appointed by the Scottish Ministers to the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland and assigned to the Housing and Property Chamber by the President of Tribunals, Lady Smith.
The announcement follows a recruitment round by the Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland (JABS), which invited applications from any suitably qualified individuals who wished to be considered for appointment.
The new members were recruited to assist in managing the increased jurisdiction of the Housing and Property Chamber that will handle more private rented sector cases from December 2017, including the new letting agents’ regime; transfer of jurisdiction from the sheriff courts; and new private residential tenancies. The full article is available on the Scottish Judiciary website using the link below: