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Management of Offenders (Scotland) Act 2019

Section 12 – Standard obligations

48.Section 12 sets out the standard obligations placed on a person in relation to an electronic monitoring requirement made either by the court under section 1(1) or by the Scottish Ministers under section 5(1).

49.Section 12(2) provides that a monitored person must obey the instructions given by the designated person on how the approved device must be worn or used so as to enable electronic monitoring for the purposes set out in section 1(4) or 5(4).

50.Section 12(3) provides that a monitored person must not tamper with or intentionally damage or destroy the device, nor cause or permit someone else to tamper with, damage or destroy the device.

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