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Adoption and Children Act (Northern Ireland) 2022

Section 103: Proceedings for offences

Section 103 sets out that proceedings for offences under sections 9 and 58 are ordinarily to be brought by the Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority. Such offences can only be prosecuted by another body with the written consent of the Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland.

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