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7(1)An order under this Part of this schedule may be made in relation to material in the possession, custody or power of a government department.
(2)An order so made shall be served as if the proceedings were civil proceedings against the department.
(3)Where the material concerned might for the time being be in the possession, custody or power of an officer of the department, an order may require such officer, whether named in the order or not, to comply with it.
(4)In this paragraph “government department” means a public department within the meaning of the Crown Suits (Scotland) Act 1857 (c. 44) and any part of the Scottish Administration.
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