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Fire (Scotland) Act 2005

Section 74 – Offence due to fault of other person

113.This section enables the prosecution under Part 3 of a third party whose act or default has resulted in an offence being committed under Part 3 by a person with fire safety duties under that Part. This is a similar provision to that which appears in section 24 of the Fire Precautions Act 1971.

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