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Crofting Reform (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 51: Duty to report to the Scottish Parliament

132.This section requires the Scottish Ministers to lay before Parliament, once every 4 years, a report on the economic condition of crofting, the measures taken by the Scottish Ministers and the Commission to support crofting, and the further measures that the Scottish Government intends to take to address the economic condition of crofting.  Subsection (2) requires the first report to be laid within 6 months of the Bill being passed by Parliament and subsection (3) defines “reporting period” as being, for the first report, the 4 year period prior to the date of the first report being laid, with subsequent reports covering the 4 year period since the last report.

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