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55In section 288C (prohibition of personal conduct of defence in cases of certain sexual offences)—S
(a)in subsection (1)(b), for the words from “or” to the end substitute “ and in any victim statement proof relating to any such offence ”,
(b)after subsection (7) insert—
“(8)In subsection (1)(b) above, “victim statement proof” means any proof ordered in relation to—
(a)a victim statement made by virtue of subsection (2) (or by virtue of that subsection and subsection (6)) of section 14 of the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003 (asp 7); or
(b)a statement made by virtue of subsection (3) of that section in relation to such a victim statement.”.
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