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(1)A person who—
(a)uses a fire hydrant provided by Scottish Water otherwise than for a purpose mentioned in subsection (2); or
(b)damages or obstructs such a fire hydrant otherwise than in consequence of use for such a purpose,
shall be guilty of an offence.
(2)Those purposes are—
(b)any other purpose of a relevant authority;
(c)any purpose authorised by Scottish Water.
(3)A person guilty of an offence under subsection (1) shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale.
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