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The principal Act in its application to Scotland, is amended as follows :—
(1)Subsection one of section two hundred and thirty-seven of the principal Act is hereby amended by the addition thereto of the following words : " And such person found on board without consent as aforesaid may be taken before any sheriff or justice of the peace without warrant, and such sheriff or justice may summarily hear the case, and, on proof of the offence, convict such offender as aforesaid."
(2)The provisions of section six hundred and eighty of the principal Act shall apply to Scotland.
(3)Section seven hundred and two of the principal Act shall be amended by the deletion of the words " by criminal " libel at the instance of the procurator fiscal of the " county before the sheriff," and every offence referred to in section seven hundred and two of the principal Act may be prosecuted by indictment.
(4)The words " or misdemeanors " in section seven hundred and three of the principal Act are hereby repealed.
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