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Vulnerable Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2004

Section 10 - Application of vulnerable witness provisions to proceedings in the district court

63.This section inserts a new section 288G into the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995, which confers on the Scottish Ministers a power to apply (with modifications) sections 271 to 271M, 288E and 288F to proceedings in the district court by way of statutory instrument.

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