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In section 8 of the 1993 Act (assignation of croft)—
(a)in subsection (1), for paragraphs (a) and (b) there is substituted “unless he obtains the consent of the Commission”;
(b)for subsections (2) to (4) there is substituted—
“(2)In the case of an application made by virtue of subsection (1) above in respect of an assignation to a person other than a member of the crofter’s family, the following special conditions apply for the purposes of section 58A(6)(b)(ii) of this Act—
(a)that the proposed assignee lives, or intends to live, more than 16 kilometres distant from the croft;
(b)that he already owns or is tenant of a croft;
(c)that he lacks the knowledge, abilities and experience to cultivate the croft or as the case may be to put it to such other purposeful use as he intends;
(d)that he is the grazings clerk or a member of the grazings committee;
(e)where the landlord is not a natural person, that the proposed assignee is a member or employee, or is a member of the family of a member or employee, of the body which constitutes the landlord;
(f)that there are reasonable grounds for concern over the use to which the proposed assignee intends to put the croft.”;
(c)in subsection (5), for the words from “in writing” to “above” there is substituted “of the Commission”; and
(d)in subsection (6), for the words from “at the term” to “may be,” there is substituted “on such date as the Commission shall specify in the consent (being a date not less than two months after that on which the consent was intimated to the crofter) unless before that date”.
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