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The INSPIRE (Scotland) Regulations 2009

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3.—(1) In these Regulations, “Scottish public authority” means—

(a)a public authority as defined in section 3(1) of the Act, but excluding any body, person or office-holder listed in schedule 1 to that Act only in relation to information of a specified description, or

(b)any other body or other person that is under the control of a person falling within sub-paragraph (a) and has public responsibilities relating to the environment, exercises functions of a public nature relating to the environment, or provides public services relating to the environment.

(2) But in regulation 13 “Scottish public authority” does not include the bodies or persons falling within paragraph (1)(b).

(3) These Regulations shall not apply to any Scottish public authority to the extent that it is acting in a judicial or legislative capacity.

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