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Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003

Section 312: offences under section 311: extended sentences

622.Section 312 amends section 210A of the 1995 Act, which allows a court to give an offender convicted of a sexual offence an extended sentence where an offence has been committed under section 311 of the 2003 Act.

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