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Building (Scotland) Act 2003

Section 20: Completion certificates: offences

63.This section creates offences in relation to persons submitting completion certificates and verifiers accepting completion certificates. A person submitting a completion certificate must not knowingly make false or misleading statements or make such statements recklessly. Verifiers must not grant a completion certificate knowing that a statement contained in it is false.

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