Scottish verdicts are overturned

McLaren, Carol
September 2006
Farmers Weekly;9/15/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 11, p14
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the cancellation of the conviction of Scottish farmers who breached cattle identification and movement rules. The conviction has been deemed unsafe and farmers will have their fines repaid according to rural development minister Ross Finnie. It cites the implications of the decision. The fines should be paid with interest according to the National Farmers Union Scotland.


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