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Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015

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Interpretation of Part 5

97Interpretation of Part 5

(1)In this Part—

  • “asset transfer request” has the meaning given by section 79(2),

  • “charity” means a body entered in the Scottish Charity Register,

  • “community benefit society” means a registered society (within the meaning of section 1 of the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014) registered as a community benefit society under section 2 of that Act; and “registered rules” has the meaning given by section 149 of that Act (as that meaning applies in relation to community benefit societies),

  • “community-controlled body” has the meaning given by section 19,

  • “community transfer body” has the meaning given by section 77(1),

  • “decision notice” is to be construed in accordance with section 82(7),

  • “equal opportunities” and “equal opportunity requirements” have the same meanings as in Section L2 (equal opportunities) of Part 2 of Schedule 5 to the Scotland Act 1998,

  • “relevant authority” has the meaning given by section 78,

  • “Scottish charitable incorporated organisation” has the meaning given by section 49 of the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005.

(2)References in this Part to land include references to part of the land.

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