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Nature Conservation (Scotland) Act 2004

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41Signs etc.

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(1)SNH may—

(a)put up, maintain or remove signs on any land, or

(b)take such other action as it considers appropriate,

for the purpose of providing information to the public in relation to any land to which an SSSI notification, nature conservation order or land management order relates or in respect of which byelaws have been made under section 20(1).

(2)Any person who damages or destroys—

(a)any sign put up by SNH in pursuance of subsection (1),

(b)any notice affixed by SNH or the Scottish Ministers to an object on land for the purposes of giving notification under or by virtue of this Part,

is guilty of an offence and liable, on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale.

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