§ 73. Mr. Hamilton
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland in how many statutes, applicable to Scotland alone in the last 25 years, there have been permitted fines of 134W up to £500 or over; and whether he will circulate in the OFFICIAL REPORT a list of such statutes.
§ Mr. Maclay
There are five such statutes. Following is the list:
PUBLIC GENERAL ACTS ENACTED WITHIN THE LAST TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AND APPLYING MAINLY OR WHOLLY TO SCOTLAND ALONE WHICH PROVIDE FOR THE IMPOSITION OF FINES OF £500 OR MORE Short Title of Act Relevant Provision The Illegal Trawling (Scotland) Act, 1934 Section 1 (3) The Water (Scotland) Act, 1946 Fourth Schedule The Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries (Protection) (Scotland) Act, 1951 Section 5 The Rivers (Prevention of Pollution) (Scotland) Act, 1951 Section 22 (7) The Food and Drugs (Scotland) Act, 1956 Section 40 (1)