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Disclosure (Scotland) Act 2020

Section 35: Reclassification of applications

77.Ministers can treat an application received for any type of disclosure as an application for any other disclosure where it appears to them that another type of disclosure would be more appropriate in the circumstances. There are provisions allowing them to adjust the level of fees accordingly.

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