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Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 23 – Directions

25.This section provides for the Scottish Ministers to give directions to SCRA on the carrying out of its functions. This power could be used, for example, to set the strategic direction of the children’s reporter service or to set organisational objectives and outcomes. SCRA must comply with such directions.

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