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Aquaculture and Fisheries (Scotland) Act 2013

Section 19 - Appeals in connection with emergency action notices

46.Section 19 creates a statutory right for persons upon whom an emergency action notice has been served to appeal against the notice to a sheriff against the decision to give the notice or its terms. An appeal must be lodged within 14 days of the emergency action notice being given (section 19(2)). Section 19(3) states the sheriff may make any order on appeal he or she thinks appropriate and that the sheriff’s decision is final.

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