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Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011

Delegation of Principal Reporter’s functions

387.Paragraph 10 provides for the Principal Reporter to delegate the Principal Reporter’s functions to authorised members of staff of SCRA. There are no restrictions on the Principal Reporter to prevent the Principal Reporter from carrying out any of the delegated functions. Paragraph 10(4) prevents the Principal Reporter from delegating any functions to a person who may be employed jointly by SCRA and a local authority without the approval of SCRA.

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