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UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Continuity) (Scotland) Act 2021

Section 37 - Failure to comply with a compliance notice

146.This section provides for Environmental Standards Scotland to report to the Court of Session any case where a public authority fails, without reasonable excuse, to comply with a compliance notice. The Court of Session after receiving a report under this section, and hearing any evidence or representations on the matter, may make such an order for enforcement as it considers appropriate or deal with the matter as if it were a contempt of the Court, or both.

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