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Community Justice (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 27: Annual report on performance in relation to community justice outcomes

45.Section 4(1)(b) of the Act requires Community Justice Scotland to keep the Scottish Ministers informed of performance in the provision of community justice, particularly the achievement of nationally determined outcomes. In this regard, section 27 requires Community Justice Scotland to publish a report, as soon as reasonably practicable after 31 March in each year, setting out its assessment of performance in Scotland as a whole in relation to the achievement of the national outcomes. In assessing performance for the purpose of the report, Community Justice Scotland must use the national indicators. When preparing the report, Community Justice Scotland must consult the community justice partners; such third sector bodies involved in community justice as it considers appropriate; and any other persons it considers appropriate. Community Justice Scotland must lay a copy of the report before the Parliament as soon as reasonably practicable after the report has been published.

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