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Protection of Children and Prevention of Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 6 – Appeals

22.This section provides that a sheriff’s decision in relation to an RSHO can be appealed. The appeal will be dealt with in the first instance by the sheriff principal. An existing RSHO would continue to have effect until any appeal had been decided by a court unless it is suspended by the court.

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