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Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 17 – Duty as respects location of children’s hearing

19.This section places a duty on the Principal Reporter (who is the person responsible for arranging all Children’s Hearings) to ensure that a Children’s Hearing takes place, so far as is practicable, in the child’s local authority area.

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