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Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 32 – Appeals

154.Section 32 provides for appeals against a decision to make, refuse to make, vary, renew or discharge (or refuse to vary, renew or discharge) a SRO under sections 27 or 31.

155.Subsection (3) provides that where an appeal results in a SRO being granted by the appeal court, any subsequent application for variation, renewal or discharge of that order should revert to the court which dealt with the matter initially and could have granted the SRO in the first place.

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