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Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003

Section 24:  Rangers

103.This section gives local authorities the power to appoint rangers in relation to any land in respect of which access rights are exercisable. Rangers functions are to provide advice and assistance on matters relating to access rights and to perform such other duties in relation to those rights as the local authority appointing them may specify.

104.Subsection (3) provides rangers with power to enter any land in respect of which access rights are exercisable to carry out their functions.

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