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Forestry and Land Management (Scotland) Act 2018

Powers of entry

76.Sections 51 to 53 provide the Scottish Ministers with powers of entry to land for the purposes of—


determining whether unauthorised felling has taken place or is taking place;


determining whether they need to give a felling or restocking direction; or


determining whether a person has failed or is failing to comply with a condition on a felling permission, a felling or restocking direction (including any associated conditions), a registered notice to comply, a remedial notice or a registered remedial notice.

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