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Legal Services (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 97 – Revocation of certification

198.Subsections (1) and (2) allow the Scottish Ministers to revoke an approving body’s certification if it fails to comply with a direction (under section 100(3)). Scottish Ministers may also order the approving body to take specified action in connection with the revocation.

199.Under subsection (3), such revocation means that the approving body’s confirmation agents will no longer be authorised to provide confirmation services from the date the revocation takes effect.

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