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Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004

Section 28 – Application to sheriff

74.Subsections (1) and (2) require that once the police have served the closure notice, a senior police officer must apply to the sheriff for a closure order to be made. Subsection (3) sets out when the police must make this application and subsection (4) contains a provision for the sheriff to allow late applications. Subsection (5) sets out what is required in an application, which must include a specification of the premises in respect of which the closure order is sought; a statement of the grounds on which the application is made; and supporting evidence.

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