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Community Justice (Scotland) Act 2016

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(1)In this Act—

  • “commencement regulations” means regulations under section 41(2),

  • “community bodies”, in relation to the area of a local authority, means bodies (whether or not formally constituted) established for purposes which consist of, or include, promoting or improving the interests of any communities (however described) resident or otherwise present in the area,

  • “community justice outcomes improvement plan”, in relation to the area of a local authority, means—

    (a)

    the plan for the area published under section 19(1), or

    (b)

    if a revised plan has been published under section 22(3)(a), the revised plan (or the most recent revised plan, as the case may be),

  • “health board” means a board constituted under section 2(1)(a) of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978,

  • “locally determined outcomes”, in relation to the area of a local authority, means outcomes set out in the community justice outcomes improvement plan for that area by virtue of section 19(5),

  • “nationally determined outcomes” means outcomes set out in the national performance framework by virtue of section 17(2)(a),

  • “national indicators” means indicators set out in the national performance framework by virtue of section 17(2)(b),

  • “national performance framework” means—

    (a)

    the framework published under section 17(1), or

    (b)

    if a revised framework has been published under section 18(4)(a), the revised framework (or most recent revised framework, as the case may be),

  • “national strategy” means—

    (a)

    the strategy published under section 15(1), or

    (b)

    if a revised strategy has been published under section 16(2)(a), the revised strategy (or most recent revised strategy, as the case may be),

  • “penal institution” means any—

    (a)

    prison (including a legalised police cell within the meaning of section 14(1) of the Prisons (Scotland) Act 1989) other than a naval, military or air force prison,

    (b)

    remand centre, within the meaning of section 19(1)(a) of the Prisons (Scotland) Act 1989,

    (c)

    young offenders institution, within the meaning of section 19(1)(b) of that Act,

  • “publish” means make available to the public—

    (a)

    on a website or by other electronic means, and

    (b)

    in such other manner (if any) as the person publishing considers appropriate,

  • “Skills Development Scotland” means the company limited by guarantee registered in Scotland with company number SC202659,

  • “third sector body” means a body (whether or not formally constituted) established for purposes which consist of, or consist mainly of, providing benefits for society (but does not include a body established under an enactment).

(2)References in this Act to “community justice” (except in sections 4(1)(b), 15(1), 17(1) and 32(1)) include a reference to any aspect of community justice.

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