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Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003

Section 96:  Limitation on affect of this Part

396.This section ensures that the rights of crofters under the Crofters (Scotland) Act 1993 (c.44) are not affected by the provisions relating to the crofting community right to buy. It also provides that a crofting community body which buys croft land through the exercise of the crofting community right to buy will be a landlord for the purposes of that Act and makes it clear that a crofting community body which is created for the purpose of using the crofting community right to buy conferred by Part 3 to buy land or sporting interests is not prevented from acquiring any other property by other means.

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