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High Hedges (Scotland) Act 2013

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7Notice of decision where no action to be taken

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(1)This section applies where—

(a)the relevant local authority decides under section 6(5)(a) that there is no adverse effect, or

(b)the relevant local authority decides under section 6(5)(b) that no action should be taken in relation to the high hedge.

(2)As soon as is reasonably practicable after making its decision the authority must notify the persons mentioned in subsection (3) of—

(a)the making of the decision,

(b)the reasons for it,

(c)the right to appeal under section 12(1).

(3)Those persons are—

(a)the applicant, and

(b)every owner and occupier of the neighbouring land.

(4)Where the high hedge which is the subject of the application is situated on land which has been designated as a National Park and subsection (1)(b) applies, the authority must notify the National Park authority for the National Park of its decision.

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