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Community Justice (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 7: Funding

15.Section 7 allows the Scottish Ministers to make grants to Community Justice Scotland to allow it to carry out its functions, or for any purpose specified by them in connection with its functions, subject to any conditions the Scottish Ministers may determine, such as repayment. This could include funding to commission national research or for the development of national offender programmes like the “Caledonian System”, which is an existing programme aimed at addressing domestic violence.

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