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Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020

Attendance at children’s hearings etc.

79.Rule 19 of the Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (Rules of Procedure in Children’s Hearings) Rules 2013 (“the 2013 Rules”) currently makes provision for the remote attendance of a child or relevant person at a pre-hearing panel or a children’s hearing.

80.Paragraph 8 of schedule 3 modifies rule 19 of the 2013 Rules to facilitate the remote attendance of other persons who have right to attend a pre-hearing panel or a children’s panel by virtue of section 78(1) of the 2011 Act.

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