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Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 29 – Sheriff: pre-condition for making certain orders and warrants

31.This section applies the “no order” principle to situations where a sheriff may make, vary, continue or extend certain orders or grant a warrant. Section 29 provides that the sheriff should only do so if that would be better for the child than not making, varying, continuing or extending the order or granting the warrant.

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