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Scotland Act 1998

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The QLTR is responsible for the collection of certain hereditary revenues of the Crown which are excepted from the general reservation of the Crown.  The Crown is reserved under Schedule 5, Part I, paragraph 1(a).  The hereditary revenues in question are those from bona vacantia, ultimus haeres and treasure trove which are excepted under Schedule 5, Part I, paragraph 3(3)(a).

The 1833 Act provides for the regulation of and the power to issue directions to the Q&LTR in respect of the performance of these duties in Scotland.  The modification provides for these powers over the Q&LTR to be exercised by the Scottish Ministers.

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