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Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009

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44Interpretation of section 43

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In section 43—

  • “care home service” has the meaning given by section 2(3) of the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 8) (“the 2001 Act”),

  • “further or higher education institution” means a body listed in schedule 2 to the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 2005 (asp 6),

  • “hospital” means a health service hospital (as defined in section 108(1) of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (c. 29)),

  • “independent health care service” has the meaning given by section 2(5) of the 2001 Act,

  • “local authority” means a council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (c. 39),

  • “parental responsibilities” and “parental rights” have the same meanings as in the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 (c. 36),

  • “residential establishment” has the meaning given by section 93(1)(a) of that Act of 1995,

  • “school” has the same meaning as in the Education (Scotland) Act 1980 (c. 44),

  • “school care accommodation service” has the meaning given by section 2(4) of the 2001 Act, and

  • “secure accommodation service” has the meaning given by section 2(9) of the 2001 Act.

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