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Marine (Scotland) Act 2010

Guidance as to enforcement of offences

291.Paragraph 10 requires that, where the Scottish Ministers make an order enabling the imposition of fixed or variable monetary penalties, they must prepare and publish guidance regarding the manner in which the offence to which the power relates is to be enforced.

292.The Scottish Ministers may revise their guidance periodically. The Scottish Ministers must consult with such persons as they consider appropriate before publishing or revising the guidance.

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