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Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010

Paragraph 85 – The Counter-Terrorism Act 2008

926.Paragraph 85 amends section 45 of the Counter-Terrorism Act 2008 so as to substitute reference to the special defence created by the new section 51A of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995, as inserted by section 168 of this act, in place of the reference to acquittal on the ground of “insanity” and to update a reference to section 55 of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995.

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