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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2007 No. 72

CRIMINAL LAW

The Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Prescribed Police Stations) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2007

Made

13th February 2007

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

14th February 2007

Coming into force

2nd April 2007

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 87(1)(a) of the Sexual Offences Act 2003(1) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Regulations:

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Prescribed Police Stations) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2007 and shall come into force on 2nd April 2007.

Amendment of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Prescribed Police Stations) (Scotland) Regulations 2004

2.—(1) The Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Prescribed Police Stations) (Scotland) Regulations 2004(2) are amended as follows.

(2) In the Schedule, in the column headed “POLICE STATION NAME AND ADDRESS”–

(a)for Fife police area, omit the entries relating to Dalgety Bay Police Station, Levenmouth Police Station and St Andrews Police Station;

(b)for Strathclyde police area–

(i)omit the entries relating to Helensburgh Police Station, Alexandria Police Station and Cambuslang Police Station(3); and

(ii)after the entry relating to Lamlash Police Station(4), insert–

  • Kirkintilloch Police Station

    45 Southbank Drive

    Kirkintilloch

    Glasgow

    G66 1XJ.

CATHY JAMIESON

A member of the Scottish Executive

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

13th February 2007

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations amend the Schedule to the Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Prescribed Police Stations) (Scotland) Regulations 2004 (“the principal Regulations”).

By virtue of section 87(1) of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 relevant offenders must fulfil their notification requirements under that Act by attending any police station in their local police area which is prescribed for this purpose in regulations. The principal Regulations prescribed those police stations. These Regulations amend the principal Regulations by removing Dalgety Bay Police Station, Levenmouth Police Station and St Andrews Police Station from the list of prescribed police stations in the Fife police area. Helensburgh Police Station, Alexandria Police Station and Cambuslang Police Station are also removed from the list of prescribed police stations for the Strathclyde police area, and Kirkintilloch Police Station is added as a prescribed police station for that police area.

(1)

2003 c. 42. The functions of the Secretary of State were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of section 142(6) of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 and section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46).

(3)

The entry relating to Cambuslang Police Station was inserted into S.S.I. 2004/137 by S.S.I. 2005/156.

(4)

The entry relating to Lamlash Police Station was inserted into S.S.I. 2004/137 by S.S.I. 2005/156.

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