Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 Explanatory Notes

Warrants to secure attendance

Section 123 – General power to grant warrant to secure attendance

181.This section provides a general power for the hearing to issue a warrant to secure the attendance of the child at a Children’s Hearing which has been or is to be arranged, or a hearing in front of the sheriff which is to take place under Part 10 of this Act. This power is available to all children’s hearings and so there is no need to confer specific powers on particular types of hearing.

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