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Building (Scotland) Act 2003

Section 43:  Unlawful occupation of evacuated buildings

117.Section 43 creates an offence in relation to persons who have been removed from a building under section 42, or have been ejected under schedule 5, and thereafter occupy the building without having been given notice under section 42(7) (that the danger is no longer there).

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