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In this Part, unless the context otherwise requires—
“approved code” means a code of practice approved, for the time being, by an order under section 7; and includes any part or modification of a code of practice so approved;
“fish” does not include shellfish but otherwise means fish of any kind;
“fish farming” means the keeping of live fish with a view to their sale or to their transfer to other waters; but only where such activity is registered as a business by virtue of section 7(2) or (3) of the 1983 Act;
“fish farm” means any place used for the purposes of fish farming;
“inspector” means a person authorised by the Scottish Ministers to act as an inspector under this Act, either generally or for the particular purpose in question;
“parasite” has the meaning given by section 4(1);
“shellfish” includes crustaceans and molluscs of any kind, and includes any brood, ware, half-ware, spat or spawn of shellfish;
“shellfish farming” means the cultivation or propagation of shellfish with a view to their sale or their transfer to other waters or land; but only where such activity is registered as a business by virtue of section 7(4) of the 1983 Act;
“shellfish farm” means any place used for the purposes of shellfish farming.
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