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Community Justice (Scotland) Act 2016

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Meaning of “community justice”

    1. 1.Meaning of “community justice”

    2. 2.Interpretation of section 1

  3. Community Justice Scotland

    1. 3.Establishment

    2. 4.Functions

    3. 5.General powers

    4. 6.Provision of information, advice and assistance

    5. 7.Funding

    6. 8.Directions and guidance

    7. 9.Governance and accountability

    8. 10.Corporate plan

    9. 11.Annual reports on exercise of functions

    10. 12.Accounts

  4. Community justice partners

    1. 13.Community justice partners

  5. Third sector bodies involved in community justice

    1. 14.Third sector bodies involved in community justice

  6. National strategy and performance framework

    1. 15.National strategy in relation to community justice

    2. 16.Review of national strategy

    3. 17.National performance framework in relation to community justice

    4. 18.Review of national performance framework

  7. Community justice outcomes improvement planning and reporting

    1. 19.Community justice outcomes improvement plan

    2. 20.Preparation of community justice outcomes improvement plan

    3. 21.Community justice outcomes improvement plan: participation statement

    4. 22.Review of community justice outcomes improvement plan

    5. 23.Reports on performance in relation to community justice outcomes

    6. 24.Guidance in relation to exercise of functions in sections 19 to 23

    7. 25.Duty to have regard to community justice outcomes improvement plan

  8. Performance in relation to community justice outcomes

    1. 26.Monitoring of performance in relation to community justice outcomes

    2. 27.Annual report on performance in relation to community justice outcomes

    3. 28.Performance improvement activity

    4. 29.Local improvement recommendations

    5. 30.National improvement recommendations

  9. Community Justice Scotland: developing and arranging services

    1. 31.Ability of Community Justice Scotland to develop and arrange services

  10. Innovation, learning and development

    1. 32.Strategy for innovation, learning and development

    2. 33.Review of strategy for innovation, learning and development

    3. 34.Innovation, learning and development activity

  11. Co-operation in relation to community justice functions

    1. 35.Duty of co-operation

  12. Abolition of community justice authorities

    1. 36.Abolition of community justice authorities

  13. Interpretation

    1. 37.Interpretation

  14. Supporting provisions

    1. 38.Consequential and minor modifications

    2. 39.Regulations

    3. 40.Ancillary provision

    4. 41.Commencement

    5. 42.Short title

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      COMMUNITY JUSTICE SCOTLAND

      1. Corporate status

        1. 1.Community Justice Scotland is a body corporate.

      2. Exclusion of Crown status

        1. 2.(1) Community Justice Scotland— (a) is not a servant or...

      3. Membership

        1. 3.(1) Community Justice Scotland is to consist of—

      4. Tenure etc.

        1. 4.(1) A member is appointed for such period not exceeding...

      5. Events which automatically end membership

        1. 5.A person's membership of Community Justice Scotland ends if the...

      6. Power to end membership

        1. 6.(1) The Scottish Ministers may end a person's membership of...

      7. Remuneration and allowances of members

        1. 7.Community Justice Scotland must pay each member such remuneration and...

      8. Chief executive and other staff

        1. 8.(1) Community Justice Scotland is to have, as a member...

      9. Pensions, allowances and gratuities

        1. 9.(1) Community Justice Scotland may, with the approval of the...

      10. Procedure

        1. 10.Community Justice Scotland may regulate its own procedure (including quorum)....

      11. Committees

        1. 11.(1) Community Justice Scotland may establish committees and sub-committees.

      12. Validity of things done

        1. 12.The validity of anything done by Community Justice Scotland, or...

      13. Authority to exercise functions

        1. 13.(1) Community Justice Scotland may authorise the exercise of any...

      14. Legislation relating to public bodies

        1. 14.(1) In the Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland)...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      MINOR AND CONSEQUENTIAL MODIFICATIONS

      1. PART 1 PRIMARY LEGISLATION

        1. The Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968

          1. 1.(1) The Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 is modified as...

        2. The Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995

          1. 2.In section 227ZM of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995—...

        3. The Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Act 2000

          1. 3.In schedule 3 to the Ethical Standards in Public Life...

        4. The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

          1. 4.In schedule 1 to the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act...

        5. The Management of Offenders etc. (Scotland) Act 2005

          1. 5.(1) The Management of Offenders etc. (Scotland) Act 2005 is...

      2. PART 2 SECONDARY LEGISLATION

        1. Orders to do with community justice authorities

          1. 6.The following orders are revoked— (a) the Management of Offenders...

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