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Aquaculture and Fisheries (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 2 – Information: offences

12.Section 2 provides that it is an offence for a person to fail to comply, without reasonable excuse, with a requirement of an order made under subsections (1) or (3) of section 1; to knowingly provide information, or to compile a record, which is false in a material particular; or to knowingly alter a record so that it becomes false in a material particular. A person found guilty of committing any of these offences is liable to a fine not exceeding level 4 on the standard scale. This currently equates to a maximum fine of £2,500.

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