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Protection of Children (Scotland) Act 2003

Section 16 – Appeals: inclusion in list following conviction of offence against a child

46.This section amends Parts VIII and X of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 (c.46) to ensure that appeals against listing as a result of a criminal conviction are dealt with as part of the same process as appeals against that conviction. Individuals will be listed only when their time for appeal has expired or the appeal has been dismissed or abandoned.

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