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Aquaculture and Fisheries (Scotland) Act 2013

Appeal against sheriff’s decision on forfeiture application

201.Paragraph 8 of schedule 2 makes provision for either the Scottish Ministers or the property owner to appeal the sheriff’s decision under paragraph 7 of schedule 2 by applying to the sheriff principal. The Scottish Ministers are required to keep any property during the time required for any appeal.

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