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Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 103 - Duty to ensure quality assessment takes place

261.Section 103 places a duty on the Scottish Ministers to ensure that where a person has responsibility to ensure that appropriate adult services are available, there must be a person in place for the purposes of assessing those services.

262.The effect of section 103 is to ensure that if a person has been required to provide appropriate adult services, then there is oversight of that person in place at all times.

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