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Forensic Medical Services (Victims of Sexual Offences) (Scotland) Act 2021

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Duty to provide certain forensic medical services

    1. 1.Provision of certain forensic medical services

  3. The examination service

    1. 2.The examination service

    2. 3.Limitation on provision of forensic medical examinations

    3. 4.Information to be provided before examination

    4. 5.Health care needs

  4. The retention service

    1. 6.The retention service

    2. 7.Return of certain items of evidence

    3. 8.Destruction of evidence

  5. Transfer of evidence

    1. 9.Transfer of evidence to police

  6. Provision of examination and retention services: health care principles

    1. 10.Trauma-informed care

  7. Examination of under-age persons

    1. 11.Examination of under-age person under section 2(2)(b)

  8. Victim support information and referrals

    1. 12.Victim support information and referrals

  9. Section 1 functions: conferral of related functions and co-operation

    1. 13.Power to confer functions on other bodies

    2. 14.Co-operation

  10. Reports

    1. 15.Report on operation of Act

  11. General provisions

    1. 16.Minor and consequential modifications

    2. 17.Meaning of references to “evidence”

    3. 18.Interpretation

    4. 19.Ancillary provision

    5. 20.Commencement

    6. 21.Short title

    1. SCHEDULE

      MINOR AND CONSEQUENTIAL MODIFICATIONS

      1. PART 1 THE 1978 ACT AND INSTRUMENTS MADE UNDER IT

        1. The 1978 Act

          1. 1.(1) The 1978 Act is amended as follows.

        2. The Functions of Health Boards (Scotland) Order 1991

          1. 2.(1) The Functions of Health Boards (Scotland) Order 1991 (S.I....

        3. The National Health Service (Clinical Negligence and Other Risks Indemnity Scheme) (Scotland) Regulations 2000

          1. 3.(1) The National Health Service (Clinical Negligence and Other Risks...

      2. PART 2 OTHER ENACTMENTS

        1. Patient Rights (Scotland) Act 2011

          1. 4.(1) The Patient Rights (Scotland) Act 2011 is amended as...

        2. Victims and Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2014

          1. 5.(1) The Victims and Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2014 is amended...

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