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Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 20 - Reports about supervised persons

101.This section amends section 203 of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 to provide that where a local authority officer makes a report to the court to assist in deciding on the most appropriate sentence, a copy requires to be given to the offender, the offender’s solicitor (if any) and the prosecutor.

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