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High Hedges (Scotland) Act 2013

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Section 19 – Supplementary powers

47.This section sets out what additional persons, materials and equipment can be taken onto the land in question and allows certain samples of trees or shrubs to be taken. It requires 14 days’ notice of intended entry to be given and requires unoccupied land to be left secured against unauthorised entry. Notice must be given, by either the local authority, the Scottish Ministers or the person appointed to determine an appeal under section 15, depending on who authorised the person to enter the land under section 18.

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