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Police Reform Act 2002

Section 70: Sex offenders: Scotland

374.This section amends section 20 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998, which provides for sex offender orders in Scotland. It makes changes to the process by which the police may apply for and seek to vary a sex offender order, and provides for the protections afforded by an order to extend UK-wide, in a similar way to the changes made in section 67 with respect to England and Wales and section 72 with respect to Northern Ireland.

375.This section comes into force on the days that Scottish Ministers will specify by order (see section 108(5)).

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