Search Legislation

Crofting Reform (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 38: Grazings committees: duty to report breaches of crofters’ and owner-occupier crofters’ duties etc.

105.This section inserts new section 49A into the 1993 Act, which requires grazings committees to report breaches of duties to the Commission and sets out a process and requirements for doing so.  Subsection (1) sets out the issues on which a grazings committee must report to the Commission.  These are the conditions of the common grazing, crofts of tenant and owner-occupier crofters with a share in the grazing and any other matter the Commission may require.  Subsection (2) requires a grazings committee’s report to also include any breach of duty by a tenant or owner-occupier crofter and subsection (3) allows the report to cover any other information affecting the common grazing or crofting in any township associated with the common grazing the committee consider appropriate.

106.Subsection (4) requires the first grazings committee report to be submitted to the Commission as soon as reasonably practicable after 1 year of this section coming into force and subsection (5) provides for 5-yearly reports to be submitted thereafter.

Back to top


Print Options


Explanatory Notes

Text created by the Scottish Government to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes were introduced in 1999 and accompany all Acts of the Scottish Parliament except those which result from Budget Bills.


More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources