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Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015

Register of Crofting Community Rights to Buy

170.Section 94 of the 2003 Act provides what information is to be made publicly available in the Register of Crofting Community Rights to Buy. Section 72 of the Act amends section 94 of the 2003 Act. Section 94(2) of the 2003 Act provides that the name and address of a crofting community body which is a company limited by guarantee must be recorded in the Register. Section 72(2)(b) of the Act extends the provisions and provides that crofting community bodies which are Scottish charitable incorporated organisations or community benefit societies must have their names and addresses recorded in the Register.

171.Section 72(3) of the Act inserts subsections (2A) and (2B) into section 94 of the 2003 Act which require a crofting community body to notify the Crofting Commission of a change to the crofting community body’s name or registered or principal office as soon as is reasonably practicable after the change has been made.

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