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National Islands Plan and islands communities impact assessment guidance: consultation

The Plan will set out how the Scottish Government, local authorities and other public agencies might work to improve outcomes for island communities.


Footnotes

1 Our Islands Our Future (n.d) Constitutional change in Scotland – Opportunities for island areas. http://www.orkney.gov.uk/Files/Council/Consultations/Our-Islands-Our-Future/Joint_Position_Statement.pdf

2  Scottish Government (2014) Empowering Scotland’s Island Communities. https://www.gov.scot/publications/empowering-scotlands-island-communities/pages/3/ 

3  Islands (Scotland) Act 2018, section 3(2) http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2018/12/enacted

4  Islands (Scotland) Act 2018, section 3(3) http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2018/12/enacted 

5  Islands (Scotland) Act 2018, section 4(2) http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2018/12/enacted

6  Islands (Scotland) Act 2018 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2018/12/enacted 

7  Island (Scotland) Act 2018, section 5(1). 

8  Islands (Scotland) Act, section 4(1)(a). Emphasis added: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2018/12/enacted

 

9  Islands (Scotland) Act 2018, section 4(1)(b): http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2018/12/enacted

10 Islands (Scotland) Act 2018, section 7(1). 

11  Islands (Scotland) Act 2018, section 10.

12  Clarify what a relevant authority is in the Act.

13  Islands (Scotland) Act 2018, section 8(1). Similar language is used in relation to island communities impact assessments carried out by Scottish Ministers in relation to legislation, see section 13(1).

14  Islands (Scotland) Act 2018, section 11.

15  Islands (Scotland) Act 2018, section 9(1)

16 Islands (Scotland) Act 2018, section 11.

Contact

Email: Erica.Clarkson@gov.scot

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