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Transport (Scotland) Act 2001

Section 71 Financial assistance for inland waterway and sea freight

115.This section repeals section 140 of the Railways Act 1993 which gave Ministers powers to award freight facilities grants for inland waterway traffic. This section will also give the Scottish Ministers power to award grants to aid the transfer of freight from road to inland waterway and coastal and short sea shipping movements that begin and end in Scotland.

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