Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 - asset transfers: social value guidance

Guidance on social value for the relevant authorities when they are considering asset transfer applications, and should be considered as one part of their overall decision making process.

2. Status of this Guidance

2.1 Part 5 of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 and its Regulations came into force on 23 January 2017. The legislation can be accessed here: Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015

2.2 This document constitutes guidance for relevant authorities when considering calculating price, valuation, and any discounts for asset transfer request applications, and is complementary to Scottish Government guidance for relevant authorities which can be accessed here: asset transfer guidance for authorities

2.3 This guidance has been informed by discussions of the National Asset Transfer Action Group; the Community Ownership Support Service; and various stakeholders, Scottish Government policy leads, community organisations and relevant authorities.

Part 1: Understanding Social Value



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