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Community Justice (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 35: Duty of co-operation

55.Section 35 requires Community Justice Scotland, each community justice partner and the community justice partners for each local authority to co-operate with each other in carrying out their respective functions in the context of community justice. Co-operation may include information-sharing; providing advice and assistance; co-ordinating activities; and jointly funding activities. Community Justice Scotland and the community justice partners must, in co-operating with each other under section 35, have regard to what is best suited to, or most appropriate for, the local area.

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