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Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015

Public notice of certain applications

76.Section 40 of the Act amends section 37(4) of the 2003 Act and inserts subsections (4A) and (4B). The new provisions set out that, where the owner of the land is unknown or cannot be found and the type of proposed application is one to register an interest in land consisting of salmon fishings or mineral rights which are owned separately from the land in respect of which they are eligible, Ministers have the power to set out in regulations the manner in which the public notice of the application must be made.

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