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High Hedges (Scotland) Act 2013


Section 31 – Guidance

65.This section places a duty on local authorities to have regard to any guidance issued by the Scottish Ministers when carrying out their functions under the Act and when issuing guidance on the duty imposed under section 3 (relating to pre-application requirements) and any other provision of the Act.  Both the Scottish Ministers and the local authority must consult such persons as considered appropriate before issuing guidance under this section.

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