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Christmas Day and New Year’s Day Trading (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 4: Offence

12.This section provides that the occupier and any person responsible for controlling or managing the shop operations commit an offence if they allow a shop to trade in breach of section 1. The section also sets out that prosecution for any offence is by summary criminal procedure with a maximum penalty of a fine up to £50,000.

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