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Aquaculture and Fisheries (Scotland) Act 2013

Section 61- Fixed penalty notices and civil sanctions under the Marine (Scotland) Act 2010

179.Section 61 amends schedule 2 to the Marine Scotland Act 2010 (“the 2010 Act”) to preclude the possibility of the Scottish Ministers imposing a civil sanction under the 2010 Act either in the form of a fixed or variable monetary penalty in respect of a relevant offence under Part 4 of the 2010 Act, where a fixed penalty notice has been issued in respect of the same offence under section 25 of the Aquaculture and Fisheries (Scotland) Act 2007.

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