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Forestry and Land Management (Scotland) Act 2018

Sections 9 and 10 - Tree health and silvicultural material testing functions

14.Sections 9 and 10 have the effect of transferring to the Scottish Ministers from Forestry Commissioners responsibility for the exercise of functions in or as regards Scotland relating to the testing of silvicultural propagating and planting material and tree health under, respectively, the Plant Varieties and Seeds Act 1964 and the Plant Health Act 1967.

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