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Marine (Scotland) Act 2010

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102Directions as to making, amending or revocation of schemes

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(1)The Scottish Ministers may give directions to a relevant authority (or any 2 or more such authorities) as to the making of marine management schemes.

(2)A direction under subsection (1) may in particular—

(a)require one or more schemes to be made,

(b)require conservation or other measures specified in the direction to be included in a scheme,

(c)where a scheme is to be made by more than one relevant authority acting together, appoint one such authority to co-ordinate the making of it,

(d)set time limits within which any steps in relation to the making of a scheme are to be taken,

(e)require the approval of the Scottish Ministers before a scheme is made,

(f)require any relevant authority to give to the Scottish Ministers such information relating to the making of a scheme as may be specified in the direction.

(3)The Scottish Ministers may give directions (whether general or specific) to a relevant authority (or any 2 or more such authorities) as to the amendment of a marine management scheme.

(4)The Scottish Ministers may revoke a marine management scheme by a direction given by them to the relevant authority (or authorities) which made the scheme.

(5)A direction under this section must be in writing.

(6)A relevant authority given a direction under subsection (1) or (3) must comply with it.

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