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Disclosure (Scotland) Act 2020

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54Regulations about registration

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(1)The Scottish Ministers may by regulations make further provision about the register of accredited bodies and registration in it.

(2)Regulations under this section may in particular make provision for or in connection with—

(a)the information to be included in an application for registration,

(b)the information to be included in the register,

(c)the registration of any accredited body being subject to conditions,

(d)the process for refusing registration or removing an accredited body from the register,

(e)the nomination of a lead signatory or countersignatory and acceptance or refusal by the Scottish Ministers of such a nomination,

(f)the removal of all of the prescribed details of a lead signatory or countersignatory of an accredited body from the entry for the accredited body in the register,

(g)the process for reviewing a decision to—

(i)refuse an application for registration,

(ii)remove an accredited body from the register,

(iii)refuse to accept the nomination of a lead signatory or countersignatory,

(iv)remove all of the prescribed details of a lead signatory or countersignatory of an accredited body from the entry for the accredited body in the register,

(h)the suspension of the registration of an accredited body,

(i)the period which must elapse before any person refused registration, or removed from the register, may apply again for registration.

(3)The provision which may be made by virtue of subsection (2)(c) includes provision—

(a)for the registration or continued registration of any accredited body to be subject to such conditions as may be specified in the regulations or, if the regulations so provide, such conditions as the Scottish Ministers consider appropriate, and

(b)for the Scottish Ministers to vary or revoke those conditions.

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