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Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016

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61Effect of Ministers’ decision on right to buy

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(1)The Scottish Ministers may by regulations make provision for or in connection with prohibiting, during such period as may be specified in the regulations, persons so specified from transferring or otherwise dealing with land or, as the case may be, a tenant’s interest in respect of which a Part 5 community body has made an application under section 54.

(2)Regulations under subsection (1) may in particular include provision—

(a)specifying transfers or dealings which are not prohibited by the regulations,

(b)requiring or enabling specified persons in specified circumstances to register specified notices in the New Register,

(c)requiring, in such circumstances as may be specified in the regulations, such information as may be so specified to be incorporated into deeds relating to the land as may be so specified.

(3)The Scottish Ministers may by regulations make provision for or in connection with suspending, during such period as may be specified in the regulations, such rights in or over land in respect of which a Part 5 community body has made an application under section 54 as may be so specified.

(4)Regulations under subsection (3) may in particular include provision specifying—

(a)rights to which the regulations do not apply,

(b)rights to which the regulations do not apply in such circumstances as may be specified in the regulations.

(5)Nothing in this Part—

(a)affects the operation of an inhibition on the sale of the land,

(b)prevents an action of adjudication from proceeding, or

(c)affects the commencement, execution or operation of any other diligence.

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