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Aquaculture and Fisheries (Scotland) Act 2013

Forfeiture applications

200.Paragraph 7 of schedule 2 provides that where the Scottish Ministers have made an application for forfeiture to a sheriff and the sheriff is satisfied that the property is liable for forfeiture under sections 46 or 47, the sheriff must order the forfeiture of the property, or its return to the owner where the sheriff is not so satisfied.

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