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Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011

Power to make interim compulsory supervision order

Section 100 - Sheriff’s power to make interim compulsory supervision order

151.This section enables the sheriff to make an interim compulsory supervision order during the hearing of an application to establish the grounds where the hearing needs to be continued to another day. Where a child is not already subject to an interim compulsory supervision order and the application to the sheriff has been made but not yet determined, the sheriff may make an interim compulsory supervision order if satisfied that such an order is necessary, as a matter of urgency, for the protection, guidance, treatment or control of the child.

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