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Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Act 2000

Section 22 Appeals from Commission

52.This section provides for appeals to the Sheriff Principal by a councillor or member of a devolved public body against a finding by the Commission and against the imposition of interim suspension, suspension or disqualification.

53.There is a further appeal to the Court of Session which will have the same powers available to it to determine any appeal as are available to the Sheriff Principal.  Subsection (9) allows for the Commission to be a party to an appeal.

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