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Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 116 - Meaning of “information”

581.This section defines what the term “information” covers where it is used in the provisions, including appellate matters. It covers material of any kind which is given to or obtained by the prosecutor in connection with the proceedings. In appellate proceedings the definition of “information” includes material given to or obtained by the prosecutor in connection with the appellate proceedings and the earlier proceedings to which the appellate proceedings relate.

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