Procedure where seat claimed
69.11.—(1) Where a petitioner claims the seat for an unsuccessful candidate, alleging that he had a majority of lawful votes, the party complaining of, and the party defending, the return, not less than 6 days before the date of the trial, shall each–
(a)lodge in process a list of the voters intended to be objected to, and of the objections to each voter; and
(b)intimate a copy of that list to–
(i)every other party; and
(ii)the Lord Advocate.
(2) No evidence shall be allowed to be given against any vote or in support of any objection which is not specified in the list, except by leave of the election court or, on a motion heard before the date of the trial, of any of the judges on the rota for the trial of election petitions, on such terms as to amendment of the list, postponement of the trial and payment of expenses as may be ordered.