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Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 14 – Qualifying offender: conviction etc. elsewhere in the United Kingdom

85.Section 14 provides that a person is a “qualifying offender” for the purposes of section 12 if any of the court disposals listed have been made elsewhere in the UK in relation to that person.

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