Scottish Land Court and the Lands Tribunal for Scotland: consultation analysis

Consultation sought views on whether the Scottish Land Court and the Lands Tribunal for Scotland should be merged. It also asked further questions about related administrative issues relating to the bodies.


1. The consultation can be viewed at:

2. Scottish Civil Courts Review, 2009, chapter 4, paragraph 220.

3. Gaelic is essential in the world of crofting. It is the first language of many crofters and this identity has to be acknowledged. Without this situation our civil and human rights are eroded.

4. QOCS is a provision introduced by the Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Act 2018 whereby equality of arms is ensured in personal injury actions by protecting a pursuer who takes such court action from the defender's expenses in the event of their case being unsuccessful.



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