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Abolition of Feudal Tenure etc. (Scotland) Act 2000

Part 7: General

20.This Part of the Act makes provision for the actual date of abolition of the feudal system, makes provision for the meaning of ‘land’, stipulates how feudal terms in enactments and documents should be interpreted following abolition, contains a saving for the enforceability of contractual rights and provides for consequential amendments and repeals.

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