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Marine (Scotland) Act 2010

Recovery of expenses

286.Paragraph 6 allows an order under section 48 to include requirements that a person on whom a variable monetary penalty has been imposed must pay the costs the Scottish Ministers have incurred up to the point of imposing that penalty. Such costs may include investigation costs, administration costs, and costs of obtaining expert advice. A person receiving a notice for payment may appeal against its imposition and the amount required to be paid.

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