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Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003

Section 8:  Adjustment of land  excluded from access rights

35.This section confers power on Ministers to make an order modifying sections 6 and 7. Section 98(5) provides that they may not make such an order unless a draft has been approved by a resolution of the Scottish Parliament.

36.Subsection (2) provides that an order under subsection (1) may be made in general terms, or it may refer to particular areas, locations or classes of land in respect of which access rights are exercisable.

37.Subsection (3) requires Ministers to consult interested persons (or associations representing those persons) and such other persons as they think fit prior to making an order under subsection (1).

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