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High Hedges (Scotland) Act 2013


Section 15 – Person appointed to determine appeal

41.As with appeals under the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997, this section enables Scottish Ministers to appoint a person to hear and determine an appeal. Under subsection (2), the appointed person will have, in relation to the appeal, the same powers and duties provided for Scottish Ministers under the Act. Under subsection (3), the decision of the appointed person is to be treated as that of the Scottish Ministers.

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