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17.—(1) These Regulations bind the Crown.
(2) No contravention by the Crown of a provision of these Regulations makes the Crown criminally liable.
(3) The High Court or, in Scotland, the Court of Session may, on the application of a person appearing to the court to have an interest, declare unlawful any act or omission of the Crown that constitutes a contravention of a provision of these Regulations.
(4) Nothing in this regulation affects Her Majesty in her private capacity.
(5) Paragraph (4) is to be read as if section 38(3) of the Crown Proceedings Act 1947(1) (meaning of Her Majesty in her private capacity) were contained in these Regulations.
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