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Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015

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24Interim prevention orders

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(1)The sheriff may, after receiving an application under section 18, make an interim trafficking and exploitation prevention order if the sheriff considers it just to do so.

(2)An interim trafficking and exploitation prevention order may contain prohibitions or requirements (or both) in relation to the adult in respect of whom the order is to have effect.

(3)An interim trafficking and exploitation prevention order may prohibit the adult in respect of whom the order is to have effect from doing things, or require that adult to do things, in any part of Scotland and anywhere outwith Scotland.

(4)An interim trafficking and exploitation prevention order—

(a)has effect only for a fixed period, specified in the order, and

(b)ceases to have effect, if it has not already done so, on the determination of the application under section 18.

(5)A person mentioned in subsection (6) may apply to a sheriff in the sheriffdom of the sheriff who made the interim trafficking and exploitation prevention order to vary or discharge the order (or a requirement or prohibition in the order).

(6)The persons are—

(a)the adult in respect of whom the order was made,

(b)the chief constable.

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