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Vulnerable Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2004

Section 18 – The special measures

79.Subsections (1)(a) to (d) list the special measures that will be available to vulnerable witnesses to help them give their evidence. Subsection 1(e) confers on the Scottish Ministers a power to make provision for other special measures by way of statutory instrument.

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