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Marine (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 7 - Coming into effect of marine plans

13.Section 7 indicates that the national marine plan or a regional marine plan only comes into effect once it is published in accordance with schedule 1. Once it comes into effect, a marine plan affects decisions of public authorities as set out in section 15.

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