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High Hedges (Scotland) Act 2013


Section 32 – Report on operation of Act

66.This section places a duty on the Parliament to make arrangements for a committee or sub-committee of the Parliament to report to the Parliament on the operation of the Act during the review period.

67.Subsection (2) provides that the review period begins when section 2 (relating to applications for high hedge notices) comes into force and ends 5 years after that date, or on such earlier date as either the committee or sub-committee may determine.

68.Subsection (3) provides that a report must be made no later than 18 months after the end of the review period and may be in such form and manner as the committee or sub-committee considers appropriate. Subsection (4) provides that the report must be published.

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