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Marine (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 162 - Crown application

256.Section 162 makes provision as to Crown application. The Crown is bound by the Act but is not be criminally liable for any contravention. However, the Court of Session may declare unlawful any act or omission of the Crown which constitutes a contravention. Any provision of the Act applies to persons in the public service of the Crown as it applies to other persons.

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