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Community Justice (Scotland) Act 2016

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17National performance framework in relation to community justice

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(1)The Scottish Ministers must, no later than one year after this section comes into force, publish a performance framework in relation to community justice in Scotland.

(2)The framework is to set out—

(a)outcomes in relation to community justice which are to be achieved in the area of each local authority (called “nationally determined outcomes”), and

(b)indicators to be used to measure performance in achieving the outcomes (called “national indicators”).

(3)The framework may contain such other material concerning performance in relation to community justice as the Scottish Ministers consider appropriate, including in particular—

(a)other indicators which may be used to measure performance in relation to community justice, including indicators in relation to access to and use of relevant general services,

(b)advice or guidance in relation to—

(i)anything in the framework,

(ii)achieving improvement in performance in relation to community justice more generally.

(4)In subsection (3)(a), “relevant general services” has the same meaning as in section 1.

(5)In preparing the framework, the Scottish Ministers must consult—

(a)each of the other community justice partners,

(b)such third sector bodies involved in community justice as they consider appropriate, and

(c)such other persons as they consider appropriate.

(6)Subsection (5) is complied with even if the consultation has been undertaken, or initiated, before this section comes into force.

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