Explanatory Notes

Public Health etc. (Scotland) Act 2008

2008 asp 5

16 July 2008

The Act – Overview

Part 4 .Public Health Functions of Health Boards


Section 60 Appeal against order for medical examination

120.This section provides for a right of appeal to the sheriff principal against an order for medical examination. Subsection (3) provides that an appeal under this section must be made before the expiry of 7 days beginning with the day on which the order appealed against is made. The sheriff principal may confirm the order for medical examination; revoke the order; modify the order; make an order declaring that the order was invalid (in situations where the medical examination has been carried out prior to the appeal); or make such other order as the sheriff principal considers appropriate.

121.The decision of the sheriff principal on an appeal under this section is final.