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Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 111 – Crown application

280.Section 111 provides that no contravention by the Crown of any provision made by or under the Act makes the Crown criminally liable. However, it makes clear that the provisions of the Act apply to persons in the public service of the Crown as they apply to other persons.

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