Explanatory Notes

Marine (Scotland) Act 2010

2010 asp 5

10 March 2010

The Act

Part 7 – Common Enforcement Powers Etc.: Licensing and Marine Protection Etc.

Duties of marine enforcement officers

Section 152 - Duty to state name and purpose, etc.

214.Section 152 deals with the duty on a marine enforcement officer to state name and purpose. Enforcement officers are obliged on request to state their name, the power they are intending to use and reason for its use. A person assisting an enforcement officer need not give their name, but would need (on request) to say what power was being used and why.