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Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 21 – Provision of accommodation for children’s hearings

23.This section places a duty on SCRA to provide suitable accommodation and facilities for Children’s Hearings. Subsection (2) provides that such accommodation and facilities must, so far as practicable, be provided within each local authority area across Scotland. Subsection (3) places a duty on SCRA to ensure that accommodation and facilities for Children’s Hearings continue to be separate from criminal courts and police stations.

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