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Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 161 – Redaction of non-disclosable information by prosecutor

693.This section applies where the prosecutor has a document or other piece of information in his possession that satisfies the disclosure test but which also contains information in relation to which there is no duty to disclose. It provides that the prosecutor is able to redact, edit or obscure the non-disclosable part of the information.

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