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Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 38 – Consideration by sheriff: application by local authority only

40.This section relates specifically to the sheriff’s consideration of a local authority application for a child protection order. Subsection (2) sets out what the sheriff must be satisfied of before making the child protection order.

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