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Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Repeal) (Scotland) Act 2018

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(1)Despite section 17 of the Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010, on or after the relevant date—

(a)no person can be convicted of or found to have committed a relevant offence, and

(b)no penalty may be imposed on a person in respect of a relevant offence of which that person was convicted prior to the relevant date.

(2)Subsection (1) applies, but is not limited, to any prosecution brought (whether before, on or after the relevant date) under section 119 or section 185 of the 1995 Act.

(3)In proceedings for a relevant offence begun before, but not determined by, the relevant date the person charged in the proceedings may be convicted of a different offence if the facts proved in the proceedings amount to that different offence.

(4)In subsection (3), “different offence” means a statutory offence other than a relevant offence.

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