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Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003

Section 53:  Provisions supplementary to section 51: salmon fishings and minerals

188.This section states that where the community body is exercising its right to buy salmon fishings or mineral rights, not only must Ministers be satisfied as to the matters specified in section 51(3), they must also be satisfied that the community body already owns, or is at the same time exercising its right to buy, the land to which the salmon fishings or mineral rights relate.

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