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Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 11 – No right of action for failures to comply

37.This section excludes any right of action in civil proceedings where an authority is in breach of Part 1 of the Act. The Keeper can issue action notices in respect of failures to comply with the Act and can publicise any failure to comply with an action notice under section 7.

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