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Aquaculture and Fisheries (Scotland) Act 2013

Section 5 - Control and monitoring of operations of wellboats

16.Section 4 defines “wellboat” for the purposes of Chapter 2 in Part 1 of the Act, and “farmed fish” for the purposes of section 4. Section 4(1), as read with section 4(2) and (3), defines “wellboat” as meaning a vessel containing a tank or well for holding water in which live farmed fish may be taken and subsequently kept for transportation, storage, slaughter, grading or treatment.

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