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Public Health etc. (Scotland) Act 2008

Section 80 Obstruction

165.Any person who, without reasonable excuse, obstructs an authorised officer, or any other person, in the exercise of powers under this Part, will be guilty of an offence and liable to a penalty, as outlined in section 120.

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