Guidance on engaging communities in decisions relating to land: consultation

Consultation on new guidance to encourage co-operative and positive working relationships between local communities and land-owners.

Chapter 5: Next Steps

Analysis and publication

30. The responses to this consultation will undergo independent analysis. The results of the analysis will be taken into consideration when drafting the finalised Guidance. The finalised Guidance will be laid before the Scottish Parliament.

Review period

31. The Act requires that the Guidance be reviewed within 3 years. Scottish Ministers will write a report assessing the effectiveness of the Guidance and setting out the Scottish Ministers' views on any further steps which should be taken to improve its effectiveness. From then on, the Guidance will be reviewed every 5 years, and a report laid before Parliament.


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