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Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003

 Section 32:  Interpretation of Part 1

123.This section defines certain terms used in Part 1.

124.Land is defined to include land covered by non-tidal waters. The definition of owner provides that, where the owner is not in natural possession of the land, the person entitled to that possession (being the owner or a tenant) is to be treated as the owner.

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