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Crofting Reform etc. Act 2007

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21Meaning of croft

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In section 3 of the 1993 Act (meaning of “croft” and “crofter”)—

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)after paragraph (c) there is inserted—

(cc)as from the date of registration, every holding situated—

(i)as aforesaid; or

(ii)as is mentioned in subsection (1)(b) of section 3A of this Act,

and registered by virtue of an application under that section;

(cd)as from the date of reversion, every holding reverting under section 20(1B), or by virtue of section 21A(1), of this Act;;

(ii)in paragraph (d), for the words “as aforesaid” there is substituted “in the crofting counties”; and

(iii)after paragraph (e) there is inserted—

(f)as from the relevant commencement date, every holding—

(i)entered in the Register of Crofts on that date which has been so entered for a continuous period of at least twenty years ending with that date; and

(ii)in respect of which no application or reference seeking a declaration or order that the holding is not a croft is on that date pending before any court;

(g)as from the date twenty years after registration, every holding—

(i)entered in the Register of Crofts for a continuous period of twenty years ending after the relevant commencement date; and

(ii)in respect of which no application or reference seeking a declaration or order that the holding is not a croft is at the end of that period pending before any court; and

(b)after subsection (1) there is inserted—

(1A)In paragraphs (f) and (g) of subsection (1) above, “the relevant commencement date” is the date on which section 21 of the Crofting Reform etc. Act 2007 (asp 7) comes into force..

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