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Aquaculture and Fisheries (Scotland) Act 2013

Variation or revocation of a control scheme: procedure

188.Paragraphs 5 to 9 of schedule 1 specify the process for Scottish varying or revoking a control scheme, with or without the application of a person who carries on a business of fish farming or shellfish farming, and on whom the control scheme has imposed any requirement. Paragraph 6 makes provision for the documents that the Scottish Ministers must serve on every person on whom the control scheme has imposed any requirement. Paragraphs 7 and 8 makes provision in relation to objections made or not made, further to paragraph 6. Paragraph 9 provides the steps that must be taken before a variation of a control scheme can be made. This includes serving every person who has been served a copy of the draft scheme under paragraph 6 a notice of the proposal to make the modification and each person consenting to the proposal.

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