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Crofting community right to buy: guidance

Full guidance for Crofting Community Right to Buy under Part 3 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003.

77 page PDF

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77 page PDF

646.5 kB

Contents
Crofting community right to buy: guidance
Contents

77 page PDF

646.5 kB

ISBN 978 0 7559 9022 1 (Web only publication)
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Contents

INTRODUCTION

SECTION 1: GUIDANCE FOR CROFTING COMMUNITY BODIES ( CCBs)
1.1 Initial steps
1.2 Definitions: eligible croft land, eligible additional land etc
1.3 The crofting community
1.4 Forming and registering your Crofting Community Body ( CCB) as a company limited by guarantee
1.5 Establishing and demonstrating community support
1.6 Your ballot
1.7 Single and multiple applications for consent for the crofting community right to buy
1.8 The Register of Crofting Community Right to Buy
1.9 Applying for consent to exercise your crofting community right to buy
1.10 What happens after you have submitted your application to seek consent to exercise your crofting community right to buy?
1.11 After Ministers decide
1.12 Transfer of the eligible croft land etc to your CCB
1.13 Compensation
1.14 Funding
1.15 After purchase
1.16 Conclusion

SECTION 2: GUIDANCE FOR LANDOWNERS AND HERITABLE CREDITORS
2.1 Use of the crofting community right to buy
2.2 Crofting Community Bodies ( CCBs)
2.3 The crofting community
2.4 What can CCBs purchase?
2.5 Establishing and demonstrating community support
2.6 Single and multiple applications for consent for the crofting community right to buy
2.7 The Register of Crofting Community Right to Buy
2.8 The CCB's application for consent to exercise its crofting community right to buy
2.9 After Ministers decide
2.10 Transfer of eligible croft land etc to the CCB
2.11 Compensation
2.12 Conclusion

SECTION 3: GUIDANCE FOR THIRD PARTIES
3.1 Who is a third party?
3.2 Identifying your rights
3.3 Effect of the crofting community right to buy on your rights
3.4 Appeals
3.5 Providing information to Ministers
3.6 Compensation

Annex A - Timeline of actions for the crofting community right to buy process

Annex B - Useful contacts and web links

Annex C - Rural Communities Mapping Tool


Contact

Email: crtb@gov.scot