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Fire (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 59 – Power to make further provision for protection of fire-fighters

89.This provision enables Scottish Ministers to apply provisions in regulations concerning maintenance requirements in respect of measures provided for the protection of fire-fighters (e.g. rising mains), to the common areas of private dwellings.

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