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Aquaculture and Fisheries (Scotland) Act 2013

Section 9 - Release of wellboat detained under section 8

30.Section 9(2) sets out the circumstances under which a wellboat detained under section 8 is no longer to be treated as detained under that section. This includes where a notice of detention is withdrawn by an MEO, where a sheriff orders the release of the vessel under section 10, proceedings taken against the master, owner, or charterer have concluded, or the court has exercised any power it has to order the wellboat to be detained.

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