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Abolition of Feudal Tenure etc. (Scotland) Act 2000

Section 73:  Feudal terms in enactments and documents: construction after abolition of feudal system

221.This section provides for the automatic translation of certain feudal terms which might be found in deeds or enactments dating from before the appointed date of abolition but having to be applied after that date. The translations will apply in so far as the context admits. The definition of "subordinate legislation" includes all subordinate legislation made by the Scottish Parliament whether under a Westminster Act or an Act of the Scottish Parliament.

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