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Building (Scotland) Act 2003

Section 16: Applications and grants: offences

53.This section creates offences in relation to applications for building warrants and in relation to verifiers granting or amending a warrant. In making applications, owners must not knowingly make false or misleading statements or make such statements recklessly. Verifiers must not grant warrants or amendments knowing that a statement contained in either of these is false.

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