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(1)A person mentioned in subsection (2) may appeal to the sheriff principal against the making of an order under section 34(1) authorising the medical examination of a person.
(2)The person referred to in subsection (1) is—
(a)the person in relation to whom the order applies; or
(b)any person having an interest in the welfare of such a person.
(3)An appeal under this section must be made before the expiry of the period of 7 days beginning with the day on which the order appealed against is made.
(4)On an appeal under this section, the sheriff principal may—
(a)confirm the order;
(b)revoke the order;
(c)modify the order;
(d)where, before the appeal was made, the medical examination authorised by the order had been carried out, make an order declaring that the order was invalid;
(e)make such other order as the sheriff principal considers appropriate.
(5)The decision of the sheriff principal on an appeal under this section is final.
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