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Dog Fouling (Scotland) Act 2003

Section 18: Short title and commencement

49.Subsection (2) provides that the Act will come into force six months after the date of Royal Assent. This period is to allow for local authorities and the police to put into place the required administrative systems (and staff resources).

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