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Vulnerable witnessesS

12Child and deemed vulnerable witnesses: standard special measuresS

In section 271A of the 1995 Act (the standard special measures)—

(a)in subsection (14)—

(i)in paragraph (a), the words from “where” to the end are repealed, and

(ii)in paragraph (c), the words from “in”, where it second occurs, to the end are repealed, and

(b)after that subsection, insert—

(15)The Scottish Ministers may, by order subject to the affirmative procedure—

(a)modify subsection (14),

(b)in consequence of any modification made under paragraph (a)—

(i)prescribe the procedure to be followed when standard special measures are used, and

(ii)so far as is necessary, modify sections 271A to 271M of this Act..

Commencement Information

I1S. 12 in force at 1.9.2015 with effect in accordance with art. 1(3) by S.S.I. 2015/200, art. 2(2), Sch. (with art. 4)