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Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Act 2019

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65Taking of intimate samples

(1)This section applies where an order under section 63 authorises the taking of intimate samples from a child.

(2)An intimate sample may be taken from the child—

(a)where the sample is a dental impression, only by a registered dentist,

(b)in any other case, only by a—

(i)registered medical practitioner,

(ii)registered health care professional, or

(iii)another type of individual of a type prescribed (by reference to skills, qualifications, experience or otherwise) by the Scottish Ministers by regulations.

(3)In this section—

  • “registered dentist” has the meaning given by section 53(1) of the Dentists Act 1984,

  • “registered health care professional” means—

    (a)

    a registered nurse, or

    (b)

    a registered member of a health care profession designated for the purposes of this section by the Scottish Ministers by regulations.

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