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Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2016

Interpretation of Part
Section 62 – Meaning of constable

168.Section 62 defines the meaning of constable for the purposes of this Part.

Section 63 – Meaning of officially accused

169.Section 63 defines the meaning of the term “officially accused” for the purposes of this Part.

Section 64 – Meaning of police custody

170.Section 64 defines the meaning of police custody for the purposes of this Part.

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