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Dog Fouling (Scotland) Act 2003

Section  14: Effect of Act on byelaws

43.Under this section any existing byelaws in respect of an offence of dog fouling will cease to have effect when the Act comes into force. This includes byelaws made by local authorities and any made under private legislation. In addition, any byelaws that are made after the Act comes into force shall not have effect in so far as they apply to places to which the Act applies

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