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Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015

Section 25: Appeals: prevention orders

113.Section 25 provides for an appeals process in relation to TEPOs and interim TEPOs.

114.Subsection (1) makes provision about TEPOs made on sentencing and any variation or renewal of such a TEPO. These are to be treated as sentences for the purposes of any appeal.

115.Subsections (2), (3) and (4) make provision about appeals in relation to TEPOs made on application, any variation or renewal of such a TEPO and interim TEPOs. The person in respect of whom the order was made or the chief constable may appeal against any of these orders.

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