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Crime and Punishment (Scotland) Act 1997

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30Routine evidence

(1)Schedule 9 to the 1995 Act (routine evidence) shall be amended in accordance with subsections (2) and (3) below.

(2)In the entry relating to the [1974 c. 40.] Control of Pollution Act 1974—

(a)in the first column, for the words from “Section 31(1)” to “such waters etc)” there shall be substituted the words “Section 30F (pollution offences)”;

(b)in the second column, for the words “a river purification authority (within the meaning of that Act)” there shall be substituted the words “the Scottish Environment Protection Agency”.

(3)In the entry relating to the [1984 c. 39.] Video Recordings Act 1984, for the words in the second and third columns there shall be substituted the words in, respectively, the left and right hand columns below—

A person authorised to do so by the Secretary of State, being a person who has examined the record maintained in pursuance of arrangements made by the designated authority and in the case of a certificate in terms of—

(a)

sub-paragraph (a) in column 3, the video work mentioned in that sub-paragraph;

(b)

sub-paragraph (b) in that column, both video works mentioned in that sub-paragraph.

That the record shows any of the following—

(a)

in respect of a video work (or part of a video work) contained in a video recording identified by the certificate, that by a date specified no classification certificate had been issued;

(b)

in respect of a video work which is the subject of a certificate under sub-paragraph (a) above, that the video work differs in a specified way from another video work contained in a video recording identified in the certificate under this sub-paragraph and that, on a date specified, a classification certificate was issued in respect of that other video work;

(c)

that, by a date specified, no classification certificate had been issued in respect of a video work having a particular title;

(d)

that, on a date specified, a classification certificate was issued in respect of a video work having a particular title and that a document which is identified in the certificate under this sub-paragraph is a copy of the classification certificate so issued;

expressions used in column 2, or in this column, of this entry being construed in accordance with that Act; and in each of sub-paragraphs (a) to (d) above “specified” means specified in the certificate under that sub-paragraph..

(4)Section 5 of the [1993 c. 24.] Video Recordings Act 1993 shall cease to have effect.

(5)In Schedule 22 of the [1995 c. 25.] Environment Act 1995 (minor and consequential amendments), paragraph 35 shall cease to have effect.

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