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Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020

Community payback orders: time limit for completion of unpaid work or other activity

158.Paragraph 13 modifies the application of section 227L of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 in order to provide that, when imposing an unpaid work or other activity requirement as part of a CPO, the court must specify a period of 12 months or more when determining how long the offender has to complete the requirement.

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