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The Emergency Child Protection Measures (Scotland) Regulations 1996

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2.  In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires–

“the Act” means the Children (Scotland) Act 1995;

“applicant” means the person or the local authority who applied to a justice of the peace for an authorisation under subsection (1) or, as the case may be, subsection (2), of section 61 of the Act;

“place of safety” has the meaning given to that term in section 93(1) of the Act;

“Principal Reporter” has the meaning given to that term in section 93(1) of the Act; and

“relevant person” in relation to a child has the meaning given to that term in section 93(2)(b) of the Act.

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