Lyon untamed?

Lord Uist's decision of February 2008, noted here in Scots Law News, that decisions of the Lord Lyon on the designations of those to whom arms had been granted were subject to judicial review, was upheld by an Extra Division of the Court of Session on 15 July 2009; but it was also held that, despite the general freedom of persons under Scots law to take whatever name they pleased, Lyon could refuse to give a territorial designation to persons whose arms had been accepted for the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings for Scotland.