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UEFA European Championship (Scotland) Act 2020


Section 17: Enforcement officers

31.This section provides a definition of “enforcement officers” who are individuals designated as such by Glasgow City Council.

32.Subsection (2) restricts the power of designation so that only three categories of individual may be designated as an enforcement officer by Glasgow City Council for the purposes of the Act: inspectors of weights and measures (commonly known as trading standards officers); individuals who are authorised by a local authority in Scotland to enforce the provisions of section 92 of the Trade Marks Act 1994 (which is an existing offence concerning the unauthorised use of trade marks); or other individuals employed by a local authority in Scotland and whom Glasgow City Council deems sufficiently experienced in the kind of enforcement action empowered by the Act.

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