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Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003

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85Confirmation of intention to proceed with purchase and withdrawal

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(1)A crofting community body’s right to buy land or sporting interests under this Act is exercisable only if, within 21 days of the date of notification under section 88(12) below, it sends notice confirming its intention to proceed to buy the land or interests to Ministers and to the owner of the land or person entitled to the interests.

(2)A crofting community body may, at any time after—

(a)making an application under section 73 above, withdraw the application; or

(b)confirming its intention to proceed under subsection (1) above, withdraw that confirmation,

by notice in writing to that effect sent to Ministers.

(3)Ministers shall, within 7 days of receipt of notice under subsection (1) or (2) above, acknowledge receipt and send a copy of that acknowledgement to the owner of the land or person entitled to the interests.

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