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Fire (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 31Sections 27 and 29: offences

50.Section 31 makes failure (without reasonable excuse) to comply with any requirement under sections 27(4)(b) and 29(2)(g) an offence and a person may be liable on summary conviction to a maximum of a level 4 fine (currently £2500).

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