Publication - Consultation paper

Island communities impact assessments: guidance - consultation

Our islands face particular challenges around distance, geography, connectivity and demography, so it is important that policy makers consider these properly. The consultation on the guidance will help ensure that islands receive fair treatment tailored to their unique circumstances.

24 page PDF

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24 page PDF

4.3 MB

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Island communities impact assessments: guidance - consultation
Footnotes

24 page PDF

4.3 MB

Footnotes

1. The object of this guidance is to help Relevant Authorities to comply with the duty under Section 7 of the Islands (Scotland) Act 2018 which relates to the need to have regard to island communities in carrying out your functions.  

2.  https://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2018/12/section/13/enacted

3. https://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2018/12/introduction/enacted

4. https://www.gov.scot/binaries/content/documents/govscot/publications/publication/2019/12/national-plan-scotlands-islands/documents/national-islands-plan-plana-naiseanta-nan-eilean/national-islands-plan-plana-naiseanta-nan-eilean/govscot%3Adocument/national-islands-plan-plana-naiseanta-nan-eilean

5. Islands (Scotland) Act 2018, section 2(1) provides the following definition: “island” means a naturally formed area of land which is— “(a) surrounded on all sides by the sea (ignoring artificial structures such as bridges), and (b) above water at high tide.”

6. https://www2.gov.scot/Publications/2010/02/23134246/0

7. https://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2018/12/section/8/enacted

8. https://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2018/12/section/8/enacted

9. https://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2018/12/section/12/enacted

10. https://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2018/12/section/7/enacted


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