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Scottish Register of Tartans Act 2008

Section 5:  Existing Collections of Tartans

13.This section enables the Keeper to make entries on the Register derived from existing collections of tartan with the consent of the owner of those collections. Subsection (2) gives the Keeper discretion to determine what particulars or details from existing collections will be entered into the Register. Subsection (3) defines existing collections as those held in a register, in electronic or other form, that existed before the coming into force of the Scottish Register of Tartans Act.

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