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Aquaculture and Fisheries (Scotland) Act 2013

Provisions as to proof

204.Paragraph 11 of schedule 2 provides that the matters regarding the seizure of property set out in the application for forfeiture under paragraph 7 of schedule 2 are to taken as fact unless they are disputed and that where a sheriff grants an order of forfeiture, the production of that order or a certified copy are to be considered sufficient evidence of the forfeiture decision.

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