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Marine (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 46 - Fixed monetary penalties

69.Section 46 allows the Scottish Ministers to make provision by order about the imposition of fixed monetary penalties.

70.The Scottish Ministers may only impose a fixed monetary penalty on a person when they are satisfied beyond reasonable doubt that the person has committed an offence under Part 4.

71.The amount of any fixed monetary penalty will be specified by order. Different provision may be made for different cases.

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