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Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014

Section 96 - Lay representation in simple procedure cases

166.Section 96 sets out the scope for permitting lay representation on behalf of non-natural persons in simple procedure cases (see sections 72 to 83). Permission of the court is not required but this section is subject to provision that the Court of Session may make provision, by act of sederunt under section 98, to regulate the authorisation of lay representatives for non-natural persons.

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