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Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 71 – Case remitted under section 49 of Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995

96.This section applies when a child has pled guilty to or been convicted of an offence in the criminal court and the child is not already subject to a compulsory supervision order. In these circumstances, the grounds for referral are deemed to be established by the sheriff under section 108 of this Act, and there is no need for a Children’s Hearing to consider the grounds further.

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