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Public Health etc. (Scotland) Act 2008

Section 85 Appeal to Court of Session

172.This section provides that a person who appealed under section 84 may, with the leave of the sheriff principal, appeal against the sheriff principal’s decision to the Court of Session. Such an appeal may be made on a point of law only.

173.Subsection (3) provides that on an appeal under this section, the Court of Session may confirm the decision appealed against, modify that decision, quash the decision, or make such other order as the Court considers appropriate. The decision of the Court on an appeal under this section is final.

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