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Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004

Section 5 – Antisocial behaviour orders: variation and revocation

25.Section 5 provides that on the application of the relevant authority that obtained an antisocial behaviour order, or the person subject to the order, the sheriff may vary or revoke the order. The relevant authority must consult the relevant consultees, as defined in section 18, before making such an application. In addition, before making an application under this section, a registered social landlord shall consult the local authority if the specified person is aged 12 to 15, but only has to notify the local authority if the person is aged 16 or over.

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