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Management of Offenders etc. (Scotland) Act 2005

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  1. Introduction

    1. Integrated Management Of Offenders

      1. Section 1 – Duty to co-operate

      2. Section 2 – Co-operation for purposes of inspections

      3. Section 3 – Community justice authorities

      4. Section 4 – Further provisions as respects community justice authorities

      5. Section 5 – Special duties of chief officer of community justice authority

      6. Section 6 – Power of Scottish Ministers to require action by community justice authority: failure by that authority

      7. Section 7 – Power of Scottish Ministers to require action by community justice authority: failure by local authority

      8. Section 8 – Transfer of functions to community justice authority

      9. Section 9 – Transfer of property to community justice authority

      10. Section 10-11 – Assessing and managing risks posed by certain sexual offenders

      11. Section 10 – Arrangements for Assessing and managing risks posed by certain offenders

      12. Section 11 – Review of Arrangements

      13. Section 12 – Probation Progress Reviews

      14. Section 13 – Scheme of accreditation and procedure etc. of the Risk Management Authority

      15. Section 14 – Orders after assessment of risk

      16. Section 15 – Amendment of Prisoners and Criminal Proceedings (Scotland) Act 1993

      17. Section 16 – Testing prisoners for drugs

      18. Section 17 – Notification requirements where sentence of imprisonment for public protection is imposed in England and Wales

      19. Section 18 – Offender’s failure to comply with notification requirements: jurisdiction of Scottish courts

      20. Section 19 – Objection to content or finding of risk assessment report: conduct of proceedings

      21. Section 20 – Recovery of criminal injuries compensation from offenders

      22. Section 21 – Further amendments and repeal

  2. Parliamentary History

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