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Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001

Section 20: Appeal against decision to implement proposal

79.This section provides for an appeal against a decision on registration made by the Commission under section 17. The appeal must be made to a sheriff within 14 days of the notice of decision. Subsection (2) provides for the sheriff’s powers on considering an appeal.

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