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Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Act 2011

Part 5 – Biodiversity

16.Part 5 of the Act amends the Nature Conservation (Scotland) Act 2004 Act to provide for public bodies subject to the biodiversity duty under section 1 of the 2004 Act to prepare and publish reports on compliance with that duty.

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