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The Single Use Carrier Bags Charge (Scotland) Regulations 2014

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PART 2The charge: requirement to charge

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6.—(1) A supplier must charge for a single use carrier bag supplied new—

(a)at the place where goods are supplied, for the purpose of enabling the goods to be taken away; or

(b)for the purpose of enabling the goods to be delivered to any person.

(2) The amount that a supplier must charge for a single use carrier bag is the amount that will ensure that the consideration paid by the person supplied with the bag is, for each such bag, not less than 5 pence.

Circumstances in which the requirement to charge does not apply

7.  The requirement to charge in regulation 6 does not apply in relation to the supply of a single use carrier bag if the bag is used for a purpose described in paragraph 1 of the Schedule.

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