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Review of Legislation Governing Small Landholdings in Scotland

Review of Legislation Governing Small Landholdings in Scotland

Friday, March 31, 2017

ISBN: 9781786528940

A review of the legislation governing small landholdings in Scotland and supporting consultation analysis

Executive Summary

This document is a review of the legislation governing small landholdings in Scotland, setting out the position concerning small landholding tenancies.

Small landholders, of which there are approximately 74 remaining are tenanted holdings under the Small Landholdings Act of 1886 - 1931.

The terms of reference of the review are specified under s124 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016.

The review is supported by a consultation directed at small landholders and their landlords.