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Tribunals (Scotland) Act 2014

Section 49 – Disposal of an appeal

189.Section 49 provides that, in determining an appeal made under section 48, the Court of Session may uphold or quash the decision of the Upper Tribunal in question on a point of law. Where the Court of Session quashes the decision of the Upper Tribunal it may re-make the decision, remit the case back to the Upper Tribunal to be re-decided or make such other order as the Court considers appropriate.

190.Where the Court of Session elects to re-make a decision, subsection (3) enables the Court of Session to make findings in fact and, otherwise, to do anything that could have been done by the Upper Tribunal if it was re-making the decision.

191.Where the Court of Session elects to remit the case to the Upper Tribunal, it may direct the Upper Tribunal as to issues of fact, law and procedure (subsection (4) and (5)).

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