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  1. Transforming derelict land

    Grants awarded from £50 million fund.

  2. Promoting responsible investment in Scotland’s natural assets

    New principles to develop a socially fairer, high-integrity market.

  3. More transparency on land ownership

    New public register to launch.

  4. Economic Crime Bill

    Greater powers to fight corruption.

  5. Transforming derelict land

    First grants awarded from new £50 million fund.

  6. Scottish Land Court and Lands Tribunal for Scotland to be unified

    Streamlined service to provide one stop shop for land and property issues.

  7. Engaging communities in decisions relating to land - guidance: review

    This review examines the effectiveness of the guidance on engaging communities in decisions relating to land and any further steps which should be taken to improve the effectiveness of the guidance.

  8. Attitudes to land reform: research

    This report outlines the main findings from research exploring public attitudes to land reform.

  9. Register of Persons Holding a Controlled Interest in Land: Explanatory Document

    This document is intended to help readers of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 (Register of Persons Holding a Controlled Interest in Land) (Scotland) Regulations 2021. It should be read alongside the Regulations.

  10. Register of Persons Holding a Controlled Interest in Land: BRIA

    Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment (BRIA) which evaluates the impacts of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 (Register of Persons Holding a Controlled Interest in Land) (Scotland) Regulations 2021 on businesses in Scotland.

  11. Register of Persons Holding a Controlled Interest in Land: DPIA

    Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) which evaluates the impacts of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 (Register of Persons Holding a Controlled Interest in Land) (Scotland) Regulations 2021 in terms of data and privacy.

  12. Register of Persons Holding a Controlled Interest in Land: EQIA

    Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA) which evaluates the impacts of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 (Register of Persons Holding a Controlled Interest in Land) (Scotland) Regulations 2021 on equality issues.

  13. Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 - relinquishment and assignation provisions: islands community impact assessment

    Islands Community Impact Assessment for the implementation of the Relinquishment and Assignation provisions contained within the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016.

  14. Right to Buy Land to Further Sustainable Development: application guidance

    Main guidance for parties involved in application to buy land to further sustainable development - part 5 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 .

  15. The Right to Buy Land to Further Sustainable Development: information for communities

    A guide for communities explaining Part 5 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 in respect of The Right to Buy Land To Further Sustainable Development.

  16. The right to buy land to further sustainable development: EQIA

    Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA) for legislation to bring into force part 5 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016.

  17. The right to buy land to further sustainable development: DPIA

    Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) for legislation to bring into force part 5 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016.

  18. The right to buy land to further sustainable development: BRIA

    Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment (BRIA)for legislation to bring into force part 5 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016.

  19. The right to buy land to further sustainable development: consultation analysis

    Analysis of responses to the consultation for legislation to bring into force part 5 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016.

  20. Community ownership is increasing across Scotland

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  21. The right to buy land to further sustainable development: consultation

    Consultation on regulations to bring Part 5 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 into force.

  22. Delivering improved transparency in land ownership in Scotland: consultation analysis

    This report presents an analysis of responses to our consultation on land reform.

  23. Community right to buy legislation: information events

    Public events across Scotland to discuss community right to buy, community right to buy abandoned, neglected or detrimental land and the right to buy land to further sustainable development.

  24. Small landholdings: landownership and registration - research summary

    An insight and narrative into how small landholdings (SLHs) were established and how their ownership has changed over time, as recommended by the Review of Legislation Governing Small Landholdings in Scotland.

  25. Community right to buy abandoned, neglected or detrimental land: application form

    Application form and guidance for community bodies wishing to apply to exercise the right to buy land under community right to buy abandoned, neglected or detrimental land.

  26. Small landholdings legislation: guide to the law in Scotland

    There are only a few Small Landholdings left in Scotland and these are governed by complex, historic legislation. This guide summarises key legal elements for those with an interest.

  27. Land reform community mapping tool: guidance

    Guidance for communities on how to use our community mapping tool to define their community boundaries and areas.

  28. Community ownership is increasing in Scotland

    An Official (Experimental - Data under development) Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  29. Local community land transfer in Skye

    Forestry land at Fairy Pools to be owned by community group.

  30. Making more of Scotland’s land

    Vision for land rights and responsibilities.

  31. Urban right to buy

    Community group is first to benefit in urban area.

  32. Small landholdings in Scotland: legislation review

    Review of the legislation governing small landholdings in Scotland and supporting consultation analysis.

  33. Guidance for land owners

    Consultation on best way to engage local communities.

  34. Scottish Land Fund awards

    11 community groups share £2.1 million to develop community spaces.

  35. Greater power for Scotland's communities.

    Community Empowerment Act

  36. £350K to support community ownership

    Funding will enable communities to buy out buildings and land.

  37. Part 1 Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003: code of practice

    Guidance on procedures for answering local inquiries regarding the Act, including core path plans.

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