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Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992

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2(1)The land, other property, rights, liabilities and obligations mentioned in section 16(3) or (4) of this Act shall, where their nature permits, be divided or apportioned among the education authority and the board of management of any college for the purposes of which the land or property was held, used or obtained or, as the case may be, in relation to which the rights, liabilities or obligations subsisted in such proportions as may be appropriate.

(2)Any land or right in relation to land, other property, right, liability or obligation the nature of which does not permit its division or apportionment shall be transferred to the board of management of such a college or retained by the education authority according to—

(a)in the case of land or a right in relation to land, which of the education authority or the board of management of any such college appears, as at the first transfer date, to be likely to experience the greatest practical difficulty through not having possession of that land or, as the case may be, not being able to exercise the right, or where none of them appears likely to experience such difficulty to a greater extent than any other, which of them appears on that date to be likely to make use of the land or right to the greatest extent; or

(b)in the case of any other property or of any right, liability or obligation, which of them appears on the first transfer date to be likely to make use of the property or right or, as the case may be, to be affected by the liability or obligation to the greatest extent,

subject (in either case) to such arrangements for the protection of any party to which the land or other property or right, liability or obligation has not been transferred as may be agreed between the education authority and the college council for any such college or determined by the commissioner for further education assets under paragraph 4 below.

(3)Where any land or any right relating to land falls to be divided or apportioned under sub-paragraph (1) above any rent payable by or to any party in respect of that land and any rates, feuduties, stipend or other outgoings running with the land or right shall be correspondingly divided or apportioned.

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