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Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 101 – Hearing of application

152.This section sets a time limit of 28 days for the hearing by the sheriff to commence to consider the application by the Principal Reporter to determine whether the ground(s) for referral are established or not. The hearing is closed to the public and may not be heard in open court.

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