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Management of Offenders (Scotland) Act 2019

Section 27 – Disclosure period: juvenile offenders

121.Section 27 inserts a new section 5H into the 1974 Act in relation to the disclosure period for orders under section 61 of the Children and Young Persons (Scotland) Act 1937. New section 5H provides a disclosure period of one year for such an order. The purpose of this is to maintain the protections for such orders under the 1974 Act.

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