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Representation of the People Act 1983

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125Judges' expenses and reception: Scotland

In relation to the trial of a parliamentary election petition in Scotland—

(a)the judges shall be received at the place where they are about to try a parliamentary election petition in the same manner and by the same authorities, as far as circumstances admit, as a judge of the High Court of Justiciary is received at a circuit town, and shall be attended by such officer or officers as shall be necessary;

(b)the travelling and other expenses of the judges, and

of the officer or officers in attendance on them, and all expenses properly incurred in providing the judges with a proper court shall be defrayed by the Treasury out of moneys provided by Parliament.

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