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The Single Use Carrier Bags Charge (Scotland) Regulations 2014

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1.  A single use carrier bag is used for a purpose described in this paragraph if it is—

(a)used solely to contain—

(i)unpackaged food or feed for human or animal consumption;

(ii)unpackaged loose seeds, bulbs, corms or rhizomes;

(iii)unpackaged goods contaminated by soil; or

(iv)an unpackaged axe, knife or blade;

(b)used solely to contain—

(i)a medicinal product, a listed appliance, or any other appliance sold or supplied in accordance with a prescription; or

(ii)pharmacy medicine;

(c)used solely to contain packaged uncooked fish or fish products, uncooked meat or meat products or uncooked poultry or poultry products, that has a gusset not more than 125 millimetres wide, and is not more than—

(i)205 millimetres wide; or

(ii)458 millimetres high (including any handle);

(d)used solely to contain live aquatic creatures in water;

(e)used to contain a purchase made on board a ship, train, aircraft, coach or bus;

(f)used to contain a purchase made in an aerodrome security restricted area;

(g)a mail order dispatch or courier bag; or

(h)a gusseted liner used to line or cover a box.

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