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Crofting Reform (Scotland) Act 2010

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Grazings committees: duty to report misuse etc.

38Grazings committees: duty to report breaches of crofters’ and owner-occupier crofters’ duties etc.

After section 49 of the 1993 Act insert—

49AGrazings committees: duty to report

(1)Each grazings committee must report to the Commission on—

(a)the condition of the common grazing;

(b)the condition of every croft of a crofter sharing in the grazing;

(c)the condition of every owner-occupied croft of an owner-occupier crofter sharing in the grazing;

(d)any other matter the Commission may require.

(2)Where the committee consider that—

(a)a crofter sharing in the grazing is not complying with a duty mentioned in section 5AA, 5B or 5C;

(b)an owner-occupier crofter sharing in the grazing is not complying with a duty mentioned in section 19C(2),

the report under subsection (1) must also include information on that matter.

(3)A report under subsection (1) may also include information on any other matter affecting—

(a)the common grazing;

(b)crofting in any township associated with the grazing,

as the committee consider appropriate.

(4)The first report under subsection (1) must be submitted as soon as reasonably practicable after the end of the period of 1 year beginning with the day section 38 of the 2010 Act comes into force.

(5)Each subsequent report must be submitted as soon as reasonably practicable after the end of each successive period of 5 years..

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