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Getting The Best From Our Land: A Land Use Strategy For Scotland 2016 - 2021

Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateMarch 22, 2016


Laid before the Scottish Parliament by the Scottish Ministers on 22 March 2016 in pursuance of Section 57 of the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009


ISBN 978 1 78652 115 6 (web only)
PPDAS 64436

This document is also available in pdf format (524KB)


Ministerial Foreword

1 Introduction
1.1 Scotland's First Land Use Strategy
1.2 The Next Five Years

2 The Land Use Framework
2.1 Our Vision for Land Use
2.2 Our Land Use Objectives
2.3 Land Use and Business
2.4 Land Use and the Environment
2.5 Land Use and Communities
2.6 Principles for Sustainable Land Use

3 Policies and Proposals
3.1 Policy Context
3.2 Informed Decision Making
3.3 Applying the Principles

4 Monitoring Delivery of the Strategy
4.1 The Land Use Strategy Indicators
4.2 Future Reporting

Annex A: Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009

Annex B: Glossary