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Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 133 – Principal Reporter’s duty to initiate review

194.This section places a duty on the Principal Reporter to initiate a review where a compulsory supervision order is due to expire within a 3 month period and no other arrangements exist to review the order before the end of that period. A compulsory supervision order normally expires after a period of one year from making or reviewing the order, or on the child’s eighteenth birthday, unless the Children’s Hearing specifies an earlier review date in the order (see section 83(7)).

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