117 National security
Equality Act 2010 | Legislation

117  National security

(1)     Rules of court may, in relation to proceedings on a claim within section 114, confer power as mentioned in subsections (2) to (4); but a power so conferred is exercisable only if the court thinks it expedient to do so in the interests of national security.

(2)     The rules may confer power to exclude from all or part of the proceedings—

(a)     the claimant or pursuer;

(b)     a representative of the claimant or pursuer;

(c)     an assessor.

(3)     The rules may confer power to permit a claimant, pursuer or representative who has been excluded to make a statement to

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