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

Section 314: notification requirements for offenders under sections 311 and 313

624.The Sex Offenders Act 1997 provides that persons convicted of one of a list of offences are liable to be placed on the Sex Offenders Register. The effect is that the person must register certain personal details with the police. Section 314 provides that the offences created by sections 311 and 313 are added to the list. The 1997 Act has now been repealed and the notification provisions re-enacted in the Sexual Offences Act 2003 (c 42).

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