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High Hedges (Scotland) Act 2013

High hedge notices

Section 9 – Effect of high hedge notice

28.This section provides that a high hedge notice is binding on every person who is for the time being an owner of the neighbouring land specified in the notice. This provision makes it clear that a notice is binding not only on whoever is the owner at the time it is issued but also on subsequent owners.

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