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Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 33 – Information to be presented to sheriff

49.This section sets out the matters that should be referred to in the procurator fiscal’s petition to the court. This allows the procurator fiscal to present to the court information that will assist the sheriff in deciding whether it would be appropriate to order the arrested person’s further detention.

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