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Marine (Scotland) Act 2010

Licences granted under Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981

Section 104 - Grant of certain licences under Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981

165.Section 104 amends the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 so that Scottish Ministers will have responsibility for those marine wildlife licensing functions currently exercised by SNH. However, where appropriate Scottish Ministers will be able to delegate those functions to SNH.

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