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Marine (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 53 - Directions to delegates as regards the performance of the marine licensing designated functions

81.Section 53 applies where any functions are exercised by a delegate by virtue of an order made by the Scottish Ministers under section 51. It enables the Scottish Ministers to give directions to a person to whom they have delegated functions, setting out how those functions should be performed. Section 53(4) requires the person to comply with any such directions, which must be published by Ministers in accordance with section 53(5).

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