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Social Security (Scotland) Act 2018

Monitoring of appeal process

127.Section 87 requires the Scottish Ministers to prepare an annual report on how many people had the right to appeal to the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland under section 46 and how many did so. (Section 46 is the right to appeal to the Tribunal against a determination by Ministers of an individual’s entitlement to assistance under Part 2.) A report under section 87 is also to state whether Ministers think it would be appropriate to change the process for determining entitlement to assistance. Reports under section 87 are to be published and laid before the Scottish Parliament.

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