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Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 14 - Repeals

42.This section repeals certain existing duties which require sheriffs principal to care for and preserve the records of sheriff courts and justice of the peace courts and which require local authorities, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency, National Park authorities and Scottish Water to make arrangements for the preservation and management of their records. The repeals are consequential on the introduction of the duty to prepare and comply with an approved records management plan under section 1 of the Act.

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