Explanatory Notes

Community Justice (Scotland) Act 2016

2016 asp 10

21 March 2016

Commentary on Sections

Section 8: Directions and guidance

16.Section 8 requires Community Justice Scotland to have regard to guidance issued by Scottish Ministers and to comply with any direction issued by the Scottish Ministers about the carrying out of its functions. The Scottish Ministers may also vary or revoke a direction or guidance. Any document issued or varied under this section must be laid by the Scottish Ministers before the Scottish Parliament and published.