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(1)An individual listed under section 15 may appeal to the sheriff against Ministers' decision to list the individual in the children’s list.
(2)Such an appeal must be lodged—
(a)within 3 months of the date on which the individual was listed, or
(b)by such later date as the sheriff may, on cause shown, allow.
(3)The sheriff must determine an appeal under subsection (1)—
(a)where the sheriff is satisfied by information relating to the individual’s conduct that the individual is unsuitable to work with children, by confirming Ministers' decision to list the individual in the children’s list, or
(b)where the sheriff is not so satisfied, by directing Ministers to remove the individual from the children’s list.
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