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Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm (Scotland) Act 2016

Interaction with notification requirements
Section 18 – Application of notification requirements where order made

103.Subsection (2) provides that if the person is subject to notification requirements under Part 2 of the 2003 Act (sex offender notification requirements) and would, if not for the order, cease to be subject to the notification requirements, they will remain subject to the requirements for the duration of the order.

104.Subsection (3) provides that where the person is not subject to the notification requirements under Part 2 of the 2003 Act, the order makes them subject to the notification requirements for registered sex offenders (as set out in Part 2 of the 2003 Act) for the duration of the order.

Section 19 – Cessation of order: relevant sexual offenders

105.Section 19 provides that where a review is successfully and finally completed by virtue of sections 88F or 88G of the 2003 Act, so that a person is no longer subject to sex offender notification requirements, if the person was also subject to a SHPO that order ceases to have effect.

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