Explanatory Notes

Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003

2003 asp 2

25 February 2003

The Act – an Overview

Part 2 the Community Right to Buy

Section 38:  Criteria for registration

153.This section sets out matters on which Ministers must be satisfied before approving the registration of a community interest.

154.Subsection (2) specifies the necessary level of support which is required within a community to justify registration by Ministers and allows for Ministerial discretion when the level of support is less than that specified.