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Fire (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 1 – Fire and rescue authorities

9.This section defines what is meant by “fire and rescue authority”: the council for the local government area as constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 and, if its area extends into the sea, the low water mark shall constitute its seaward boundary.

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