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Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003

Section 129: Short title and commencement

513.Subsection (2) provides that most of the Act is not to come into force until the appointed day, i.e. the day on which the feudal system is abolished (section 122(1)). See the explanatory note on the term ‘appointed day’ in section 122.

514.The provisions set out in subsection (3) come into force on the day after Royal Assent. The provisions in subsection (4)come into force on a day or days to be appointed by the Scottish Ministers which may be different from the appointed day referred to above. Part 3 deals with personal real burdens and Part 6 with the Development Management Scheme. Sections 106 to 110 mostly deal with compulsory purchase and land acquisition in the shadow of compulsory purchase powers.

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