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Protection of Children and Prevention of Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 4RSHOs:  variations, renewals and discharges

20.Section 4 provides for variations, renewals and discharges of RSHOs. Variations, renewals and discharges can be made on application to the sheriff court by the person to whom the order applies, the chief constable who applied for the original order or a chief constable of the area in which the person resides, is in or intends to move to. It would be open to a person to apply for a RSHO to be varied or discharged if the child concerned reached the age of 16.

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