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Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 50 – Children’s hearing to provide advice to sheriff in relation to application

52.This section provides the Principal Reporter with the power to convene a Children’s Hearing for the purposes of providing advice to assist the sheriff in determining an application to vary or terminate a child protection order under section 48.

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