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Community Justice (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 34: Innovation, learning and development activity

54.Section 34 sets out a range of actions that Community Justice Scotland may take in connection with the strategy for innovation, learning and development. The actions include conducting or commissioning research; identifying, establishing or promoting good practice; and developing or providing education or training and related materials. Community Justice Scotland may also require, encourage or assist community justice partners or other persons to carry out these actions. A community justice partner must comply with a requirement made by Community Justice Scotland in relation to this. Community Justice Scotland must also comply with a request from the Scottish Ministers that it conducts or commissions particular research, establishes or promotes particular good practice, or develops or provides particular education or training. Community Justice Scotland may charge for any education or training it develops or for materials to be used for education or training which it develops or provides.

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