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National Library of Scotland Act 2012

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(1)Copies of legal publications delivered to NLS under section 1 of the 2003 Act—

(a)are to be sent by NLS to the Faculty for the purposes of its Law Library, and

(b)when accepted by the Faculty, become the property of the Faculty.

(2)NLS must include in a request under section 5 of the 2003 Act such legal publications as the Faculty may require it to include.

(3)Subsection (1) does not apply to legal publications which are on line electronic publications.

(4)Copies of legal publications which are on line electronic publications are to be made available by NLS to the Faculty.

(5)Any question as to what constitutes a legal publication for the purposes of—

(a)this section or section 6, or

(b)section 5 of the 1925 Act (as it had effect immediately before its repeal by section 10(5) and schedule 3),

is to be resolved by agreement between NLS and the Faculty or, if they cannot agree, by arbitration.

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