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Aquaculture and Fisheries (Scotland) Act 2013

Section 48 – Further provision about forfeiture under section 46 or 47

138.Section 48 and schedule 2 set out the process to be followed where the Scottish Ministers wish to seek the forfeiture of property under sections 46 and 47, and provide for an appeal process which allows an application regarding forfeiture to be made to a sheriff. Where a sheriff makes a decision on a forfeiture application, that ruling may be appealed to the sheriff principal.

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