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Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015

Changes to information relating to registered interests

95.Section 46 of the Act inserts a new section 44A into the 2003 Act, which applies where a community interest in land is registered.

96.Subsection (2) of the new section 44A of the 2003 Act requires that where any change has been made in the contact information of a community body provided in its application to register an interest, that community body must inform Ministers of that change as soon as is reasonably practicable.

97.Subsection (3) of the new section 44A of the 2003 Act requires that where any change has been made in the contact information of an owner provided in an application by a community body, the owner must inform Ministers of any changes to their contact information as soon as is reasonably practicable.

98.Subsection (4) of the new section 44A of the 2003 Act requires that the owner of the land must in certain circumstances notify Ministers of any changes to the information in an application relating to a creditor in a standard security as soon as is reasonably practicable.

99.Subsections (5) and (6) of the new section 44A of the 2003 Act require that where there is a creditor in a standard security over an interest in land to which an application relates and the application does not disclose the existence of such a creditor (either because the existence of the creditor was omitted or because it did not exist at the time the application was made), the owner must notify Ministers of the existence of the creditor and its contact details as soon as is practicable after the registration of the interest.

100.Subsections (7) and (8) of the new section 44A of the 2003 Act require that a community body or owner of land must, as soon as is reasonably practicable, make Ministers aware of any subsequent changes to any information submitted under subsections (2), (3), (4) or (6) of the new section 44A of the 2003 Act.

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