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Management of Offenders etc. (Scotland) Act 2005

Integrated Management Of Offenders

Section 1 – Duty to co-operate

10.Section 1 imposes an obligation on Scottish Ministers, community justice authorities and local authorities to co-operate with one another in the carrying out of their respective functions. This general duty extends to local authorities co-operating with each other in the delivery of services.

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