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Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2016

Schedule 2 – Modifications in Connection With Part 1

314.Schedule 2 makes amendments to existing legislation as a consequence of specific elements of the Act. Part 1 makes provision for the repeal of various enactments conferring a power to arrest without warrant, which are affected by the new power of arrest for the police set out in section 1 of the Act. Part 2 makes provision for the repeal of enactments affected by the new arrangements for police custody and access to legal advice set out in Part 1 of the Act.

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