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Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011

Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004 (asp 8)

409.Paragraph 3 makes consequential amendments to the Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004. These amendments provide that the sheriff must provide a “section 12 statement” setting out which ground for referral the sheriff considers applies in relation to the child, why the ground applies and any other information about the child that may be relevant.

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