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The Crofting Commission (Elections) (Scotland) Regulations 2011

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9.—(1) A person is, unless disqualified by virtue of regulation 10, qualified to be a candidate at an election if the person is—

(a)aged 16 years or over; and

(b)either—

(i)has his or her name entered in the Register of Crofts or registered in the Crofting Register as a crofter or owner-occupier crofter; or

(ii)has been nominated by an elector.

(2) A person qualified to be a candidate by virtue of paragraph (1)(b)(i) is entitled to stand only in an election in respect of the constituency in which that person is entitled to vote by virtue of regulation 4.

(3) A person qualified to be a candidate at an election by virtue of paragraph (1)(b)(ii) is entitled to stand only in an election in respect of the constituency in which the elector who nominated that person is entitled to vote by virtue of regulation 4.

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