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Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 23 - Banning orders: occupancy rights of adult at risk

38.The granting of a banning or temporary banning order does not affect the adult at risk’s rights, as a non-entitled spouse, to occupy a home within the place from where the subject of the order is banned under the Matrimonial Homes (Family Protection)(Scotland) Act 1981.

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