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High Hedges (Scotland) Act 2013

Local authority enforcement action

Section 24 – Local authority action: offence

55.This section creates a similar obstruction offence (punishable in the same way) to that created in section 21 except it relates to the power to enter neighbouring property for the purpose of the local authority taking initial or preventative action required under a high hedge notice.

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