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Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007

Schedule 1: Relevant Offences

182.Schedule 1 lists those offences for which the court must refer an individual for consideration for inclusion in the children’s list, following conviction (as provided for in section 7(1) and 11(2)). It replicates schedule 1 of PoCSA, updated to include new offences created by the Protection of Children and Prevention of Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2005 and other offences under the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 and the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 2000.

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