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New Police Appeal Tribunal Appointments

Arnot Manderson Advocates are pleased to announce that the Lord President has appointed Marion Caldwell QC, Andrew Young QC, Marian Gilmore QC and Angela Grahame QC to be members of the Panel of persons who may be appointed to the Tribunal.

The Police Appeal Tribunal is a new body, established by the Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012.  The Tribunal will commence operations on 1st April 2013.  Under this new law a policeman will have a right of appeal to a Police Appeals Tribunal against dismissal or demotion for misconduct or unsatisfactory performance.