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Community Justice (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 29: Local improvement recommendations

47.This section provides the detail of the recommendations that Community Justice Scotland may make to the community justice partners on actions which it considers are necessary in order to achieve a nationally or locally determined outcome, or which would improve performance in achieving such outcomes, or any other aspect of community justice. These recommendations may be made to the community justice partners of a particular local authority area. The community justice partners must comply with any direction issued by Community Justice Scotland to publish the recommendation or specified information in the recommendation. They must also comply with any direction to notify Community Justice Scotland, within such period as may be specified in the direction, of the action that they have taken or propose to take or of their intention not to take any action in response to the recommendation.

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