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Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012

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Property transfer scheme: transfers to local authorities

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18(1)The Scottish Ministers may make a local authority property transfer scheme.

(2)A local authority property transfer scheme is a scheme making provision for or in connection with the transfer to a specified local authority of property, rights, liabilities and obligations of a joint police board.

(3)A joint police board must provide the Scottish Ministers with such information or assistance as they may reasonably require for the purposes of or in connection with the making of a local authority property transfer scheme.

(4)On the transfer date—

(a)any property or rights to which a local authority property transfer scheme applies transfers to and vests in the specified local authority,

(b)any liabilities or obligations to which such a scheme applies become liabilities or obligations of the specified local authority.

(5)A local authority property transfer scheme may make provision for the payment by a local authority of compensation in respect of property and rights transferred by virtue of the scheme.

(6)In this paragraph, “specified” means specified in the local authority property transfer scheme.

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