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Community Justice (Scotland) Act 2016

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79.Sub-paragraphs (1) and (2) amend the Management of Offenders etc. (Scotland) Act 2005 to remove the references to community justice authorities in section 1 of that Act, in consequence of the abolition of those bodies.

80.Sub-paragraph (3) amends the arrangements for assessing and managing risks posed by certain offenders set out in section 11(2) of the Management of Offenders etc. (Scotland) Act 2005. It repeals section 11(2)(c) which requires reports to be submitted by the responsible authorities to the community justice authorities. It also inserts new subsections (4) to (6) into section 11 of the Management of Offenders (Scotland) Act 2005 which require the responsible authorities to publish their report on the discharge of their functions conferred by section 10 of that Act in such a manner as will ensure that the report is likely to come to the attention of the other community justice partners for the area of the local authority.

81.Sub-paragraph (4) repeals section 21(12) of the Management of Offenders etc. (Scotland) Act 2005 which inserts a reference to community justice authorities in Part 7 of schedule 1 to the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

82.Sub-paragraph (5) removes the reference to community justice authorities from the interpretation section of the Management of Offenders etc. (Scotland) Act 2005.

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