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Section 9.3. Section 9.3. The Lord President of the Court of Session, judges, sheriffs and justices of the peace are appointed in accordance with the law.
Section 9.3. Why specify the Lord President and not the Lord Justice-General or the Lord Justice-Clerk, for example? Sheriffs are judges, just as much as Lords of Council and Session or Lords Commissioners of Justiciary.
Section 9.3. Section 9.3. All members of the judiciary, officiating in any court of law in Scotland, are appointed in accordance with the law.