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Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004

Part 12 – Children’s hearings

Part 12 allows children’s hearings to impose electronic monitoring as a direct alternative to secure accommodation. In addition, provision is made to ensure a local authority can be held to account where it has not implemented a supervision requirement in relation to a child and where it has not provided appropriate education for children excluded from school.

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