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Aquaculture and Fisheries (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 40 – Offences by bodies corporate etc.

82.This section means that where an offence is committed by a body corporate (such as a company), by a Scottish partnership or by an unincorporated association, certain officers of the body corporate, partners or managers of the association may in certain circumstances be held to have committed the offence and are liable to be proceeded against and punished accordingly.

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