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Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015


167.Section 70 of the Act amends section 89(4) of the 2003 Act which gives Ministers the power to set out the procedure under which claims for compensation payable in relation to an application to purchase land may be made. The amended section 89(4) gives Ministers the power to make an order to specify amounts payable in respect of loss or expense incurred by a landowner, person entitled to sporting interests or tenant as the case may be, amounts payable in respect of loss or expense incurred by other persons, who may be liable to pay those amounts and the procedure under which these claims for compensation are to be made.

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