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Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010

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131Effect of guilty plea

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(1)This section applies where—

(a)by virtue of section 121(2)(b), 123(2)(b), 124(2)(b), 125(4)(b) or 126(6)(b) the prosecutor is required to disclose information to an accused, but

(b)before the prosecutor does so, a plea of guilty is recorded against the accused.

(2)The prosecutor need not comply with the requirement in so far as it relates to the disclosure of information which but for that plea would have been likely to have formed part of the evidence to be led by the prosecutor in the proceedings against the accused.

(3)Subsections (1) and (2) cease to apply if the accused withdraws the plea of guilty.

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