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(1)Where eligible croft land is being bought under this Part of this Act eligible additional land may also be so bought.
(2)Where eligible croft land is being, or has been, bought under this Part of this Act eligible sporting interests may, subject to subsection (3) below, also be so bought.
(3)Where the crofting community body have bought, and retained ownership of, eligible croft land in accordance with the provisions of this Part of this Act it may, within the period beginning with the date on which Ministers consented to the application under section 73 below to buy the eligible croft land and ending 5 years after the date on which the crofting community body bought that land, apply under that section to buy eligible sporting interests which have not previously been leased by the crofting community body under section 83 below.
(4)In this Part of this Act—
“eligible additional land” means, in relation to a crofting community body, land—
any part of which is contiguous to the eligible croft land which is being bought by the body; and
owned by the owner of such eligible croft land,
other than land which consists of salmon fishings in inland waters within or contiguous to, or mineral rights in, such land; and
“eligible sporting interests” means the rights of a person other than the owner of eligible croft land under any lease or other contract to shoot or fish on the land.
(5)The definition of “eligible sporting interests” in subsection (4) above does not include any right under a lease of salmon fishings in inland waters within or contiguous to eligible croft land.
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