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Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Act 2011

Part 6 – Sites of special scientific interest

17.Part 6 of the Act amends the 2004 Act to make provision for the combination and denotification of sites of special scientific interest (“SSSI”), operations which affect a SSSI, and an alternative procedure for securing restoration of SSSI features following illegal damage.

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