1. Scottish Court Service - Evidence and Procedure Review (March 2015), page 13 paras 2.13 & 2.14.
3. S271A(13A) of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995
4. The Advocates Gateway - Ground rules hearing and the fair treatment of vulnerable people in court - Toolkit 1 - 1 December 2016, http://www.theadvocatesgateway.org/images/toolkits/1-ground-rules-hearings-and-the-fair-treatment-of-vulnerable-people-in-court-2016.pdf
5. Section 28 of the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act allows vulnerable and intimidated witnesses to video record their cross examination before the trial. The Ministry of Justice have published findings from a process evaluation of their initial pilots of s28, https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/553335/process-evaluation-doc.pdf
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