Strategic Objectives

The Board will aim to retain and increase the confidence of the Scottish Ministers, the judiciary, the legal profession and the general public in the judicial appointment process by pursuing the following strategic objectives efficiently and effectively.

Strategic Objective 1

To be in a position to respond efficiently to all requests from the Scottish Ministers by recommending, on grounds of merit, individuals of high quality.

Strategic Objective 2

To maintain the confidence of Scottish Ministers, the judiciary, the legal profession and the public in the reliability of the Board’s procedures and processes.

Strategic Objective 3

To continue to develop consistently fair, open, transparent and effective selection processes and to keep them under continuous review.

Strategic Objective 4

To encourage appropriate diversity in the range of individuals available for selection for recommendation for judicial appointment.

Strategic Objective 5

To ensure that the Board is fully equipped to carry out its statutory functions and to achieve continuous improvement.