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High Hedges (Scotland) Act 2013

Local authority enforcement action

Section 23 – Warrant authorising entry by local authority

54.This section contains similar provisions to those found in section 20, but relates to the right of the local authority to enter land to take action. The warrant must not authorise entry to a building being occupied as a residence unless there is no other reasonably practicable means of access to the high hedge.

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