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Proposed Amendments

Sheriffs’ Amendment Bill

The Sheriffs Amendment Bill has been tabled and, after close examination, it would appear that the following points must be considered by the profession:

  • The current Board structure comprising 12 members is to be reduced to 11, made up of five sheriffs and six independent members from outside the Sheriffs’ Profession.
  • Currently the Board has the authority to use up to 7.5% of the Fidelity Fund on management fees. Should the Board wish to change this percentage, it must be done with prior consultation of the Minister.

Sheriff Amendment Bill Sheriff Amendment Bill (362 KB)

Updated on 07 May 2012