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Water Resources (Scotland) Act 2013

Section 52 – Crown application

90.This section exempts the Crown from criminal liability under Parts 2 (control of water abstraction) and 7 (water shortage orders) of the Act. Schedule 3 makes further provision about application to the Crown of Parts 2 and 7.

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