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Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003

Part 1: Real burdens: general

11.This Part codifies the existing law and introduces some changes such as a ‘sunset rule’ (with the option of renewal) for burdens over 100 years old. It sets out how to create a real burden, what its contents may be, and how it may be terminated. These rules apply to existing burdens as well as burdens to be created in the future.

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