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Marine (Scotland) Act 2010


Section 125 - Advice on seal population

186.Section 125 provides that Scottish Ministers must have regard to any advice about the management of seal populations given to them by the Natural Environment Research Council.

Section 126 - Police powers:  search and seizure

187.Section 126 sets out police powers of search and seizure in relation to offences under this Part.

Section 127 - Forfeiture

188.Section 127 sets out court powers of forfeiture in relation to offences under this Part.

Section 128 - Penalties

189.Section 128 sets out penalties in relation to offences under this Part.

Section 129 – Duty to review seal licensing regime

190.Section 129 places a duty on Scottish Ministers to review the operation of the seal licensing system every five years.

Section 130 - Repeal

191.Section 130 provides for repeal of the Conservation of Seals Act 1970.

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