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Crofting Reform (Scotland) Act 1976

1976 CHAPTER 21

An Act to confer new rights on crofters and cottars to acquire subjects tenanted or occupied by them; to confer rights on crofters to share in the value of land resumed by landlords or taken possession of compulsorily; to protect the interests of crofters and cottars from planning blight; to make further provision as to financial assistance for crofters, cottars and certain owner-occupiers of certain land; to make further provision as to the removal of land from crofting tenure; to amend the law with respect to common grazings; to extend the powers of the Scottish Land Court; to make provision for pensions and compensation for members of the Crofters Commission; and for connected purposes.

[10th June 1976]F1

Textual Amendments

F1Whole Act except s. 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt. II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Words of enactment omitted under authority of Statute Law Revision Act 1948 (c. 62), s. 3

Commencement Information

I1Act wholly in force at Royal Assent.

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F2Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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F3Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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F4Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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F5Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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F6Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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F7Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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F8Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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F9Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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F10Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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F11Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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F12Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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F13Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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F14Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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Textual Amendments

F15Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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Textual Amendments

F16Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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F17Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

17Extension of powers of Land CourtS

F18(1). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

[F19(2)The books called the “Crofters Holdings Book” and the “Landholders Holdings Book” kept in pursuance of section 27 of the M1Crofters Holdings (Scotland) Act 1886 shall be kept by the principal clerk of the Land Court; and accordingly the said section 27 shall cease to have effect.]

Textual Amendments

F18S. 17(1) repealed (1.5.1994) by 1993 c. 45, s. 2(2)(3), Sch.2.

F19S. 17(2) repealed (so far as applying in crofting counties) (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.I (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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F2018. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .S

Textual Amendments

F20Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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Textual Amendments

F21Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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Textual Amendments

F22Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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Textual Amendments

F23Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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Textual Amendments

F24Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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Textual Amendments

F25Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

Section 11

SCHEDULE 1S Amendment of Enactments Consequential on Section 11

M2The Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1972.S

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F261. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F26Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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Textual Amendments

F27Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

F283. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F28Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

F294. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F29Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

F305. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F30Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

F316. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F31Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

M3The Land Compensation (Scotland) Act 1973S

Marginal Citations

F327. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F32Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

F338. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F33Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

F349. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F34Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

Section 22(1)

SCHEDULE 2S Minor and Consequential Amendments

M4The Small Landholders (Scotland) Act 1911.S

Marginal Citations

F351. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F35Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

M5The Land Settlement (Scotland) Act 1919.S

Marginal Citations

F362. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F36Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

M6The Acquisition of Land (Authorisation Procedure) (Scotland) Act 1947.S

Marginal Citations

F373. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F37Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

M7The Crofters (Scotland) Act 1955.S

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F384. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F38Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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Textual Amendments

F39Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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Textual Amendments

F40Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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Textual Amendments

F41Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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Textual Amendments

F42Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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Textual Amendments

F43Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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Textual Amendments

F44Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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Textual Amendments

F45Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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Textual Amendments

F46Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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Textual Amendments

F47Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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Textual Amendments

F48Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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Textual Amendments

F49Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

M8The Valuation and Rating (Scotland) Act 1956.S

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F5016. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F50Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

M9 The Crofters (Scotland) Act 1961S

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F5117. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F51Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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Textual Amendments

F52Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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Textual Amendments

F53Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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Textual Amendments

F54Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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Textual Amendments

F55Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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Textual Amendments

F56Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

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Textual Amendments

F57Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

M10The Countryside (Scotland) Act 1967.S

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F5824. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F58Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).

M11 The Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1968S

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Textual Amendments

F60SCHEDULE 3S

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Textual Amendments

F60Whole Act except section 17 repealed (5.1.1994) by 1993 c. 44, ss. 63(2), 64(2), Sch. 7 Pt.II (with s. 30(5), Sch. 6 para. 4).