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Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003: Part 2: Community Right to Buy: Guidance

DescriptionGuidance for use when applying for consent to register an interest in land
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Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateJune 14, 2004

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Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003: Part 2
Community Right to Buy: Guidance

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Contents

INTRODUCTION

SECTION 1: GUIDANCE FOR COMMUNITY BODIES (CBs)
1.1 Initial steps
1.2 Registrable land
1.3 Defining your community
1.4 Forming a CB and registering your CB as a company limited by guarantee
1.5 Demonstrating community support
1.6 Registering an interest in the "Register of Community Interests in Land" (RCIL)
1.7 Submitting your application form
1.8 What happens after your application to register an interest in land has been submitted
1.9 Late applications
1.10 Effect of registration
1.11 Renewal, deletion and re-registration of interest
1.12 Exercising the Community Right to Buy
1.13 Valuation
1.14 Ballot
1.15 Funding
1.16 After purchase
1.17 Conclusion

SECTION 2: GUIDANCE FOR LANDOWNERS
2.1 The landowner
2.2 Registrable land
2.3 Register of Community Interest in Land (RCIL)
2.4 The registration process
2.5 Implications of a registered interest in land
2.6 Notification of intention to sell or transfer land
2.7 Late applications
2.8 Valuation of land
2.9 Ballot
2.10 Transferring your land to the community body
2.11 Compensation
2.12 Conclusion

SECTION 3: GUIDANCE FOR THIRD PARTIES
3.1 Who is a third party?
3.2 Identifying your rights
3.3 Effect of the CRTB on your rights
3.4 Appeals
3.5 Providing information to Ministers
3.6 Compensation

Annex A- Flowchart of general CRTB process

Annex B- Completing the application form for registering a community interest in land

Annex C- Appeals procedure

Annex D- Areas of Ministerial discretion

Annex E- Useful contacts and web links

Application Form to Register a Community Interest in Land (PDF format 92k)