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Abolition of Feudal Tenure etc. (Scotland) Act 2000

Section 60:  Preserved right of Crown to maritime burdens

192.The Crown has in the past feued parts of the seabed or (more frequently) the foreshore for various purposes, including the construction of piers, harbours and bridges. Real burdens restricting the use of the parts of the seabed or foreshore feued out may have been imposed in the feudal grant. This section therefore preserves the right of the Crown to enforce such "maritime burdens".

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