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Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015

Calculation of time periods in Part 2 of 2003 Act

140.Section 60 of the Act inserts a new section 67A into the 2003 Act which provides that public or local holidays are not to be taken into account when calculating time periods in Part 2 of the 2003 Act.

141.New section 67A(2) of the 2003 Act provides a number of exceptions to the rule provided in new section 67A(1) – statutory periods for the date of entry, the valuation process and any appeals are not to be extended if a public or local holiday falls during the time when these steps are active.

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